Education
 Mali
Project #9080

Educate 70 children in the village of Mora, Mali

by Caravan to Class

Summary

Caravan to Class will build a school in the village of Mora, in the Southern Sahara Desert area of Mali to provide a conducive learning environment for children living in one of the poorest and most illiterate villages in Mali. We are hiring certified teachers from Timbuktu and providing the children with two free meals daily. This school will directly impact 70 deserving children, giving them the gift of literacy and education and will bring hope and opportunity to an entire village.
$29,920
total goal
$704
remaining
158
donors
0
monthly donors
4
years active

Challenge

The children of the nomadic Tuareg of Mali have never known formal school and all levels of government have underinvested in education in this area. While Mali is already one of the world's most illiterate countries, with the literacy rate around 26%, the villages around Timbuktu have even lower literacy rates at less than 10%. Caravan to Class' mission is to reverse this injustice and bring the dream of hope through education to the children of these villages.

Solution

The three pillars of getting kids into school are: 1) Building a safe and welcoming school building, 2) Hiring accredited teachers, 3) Providing basic nutrition

Long-Term Impact

The project will bring literacy and education to at least 70 children in the village of Mora, allowing them to break the cycle of illiteracy and have a future full of hope.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.caravantoclass.org/​
Caravan to Class website
Caravan to Class news
The rich history of Timbuktu, Mali

Organization Information

Caravan to Class

Location: Sausalito, California - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.caravantoclass.org/​
Project Leader:
Barry Hoffner
Sausalito, California United States

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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