Education
 Mali
Project #1173

Help Send 900 Girls to School in Ouelessebougou!

by Ouelessebougou Alliance
Vetted
Aug 18, 2010

New School Built in Mali

This summer, the Ouelessebougou Alliance teamed up with buildOn in order to build a new school in Bamakoni.

Bamakoni is a small community in southern Mali with a population of approximately 650 people who are primarily uneducated and illiterate. Located in the Ouelessebougou region, Bamakoni has an existing long-term relationship with the Ouelessebougou-Utah Alliance. The existing school in Bamakoni was donated by the Alliance in 2001. It has 3 classrooms. When enrollment climbed to 140 students in 2008, the Bamakoni built an additional two mud brick classrooms. When necessary and possible, they conducted another class outside the school.

These 5 classrooms were being used by 6 teachers and 140 students (67 girls) as recently as spring 2010. The mud brick classrooms were not sufficient, and the Alliance classrooms were only in fair condition. The next nearest school is 6 km from Bamakoni, and the road is not passable in the rainy season. The village needed a more adequate school for their growing population of school-aged children.

Thanks to the contributions from donors like you, we are able to provide clean, safe classrooms for these children. Keep up the great work!

Links:


Attachments:
    Comments:
    • Amy
      Amy Thank you for the update on the progress of the project. There is certainly more to be done and I am looking forward to future updates.
      • 6 years ago
      •  · 
    • To comment you need to login. Don't have an account? Create One.

    About Project Reports

    Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

    If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

    Get Reports via Email

    We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

    Organization Information

    Ouelessebougou Alliance

    Location: Salt Lake City, Utah - USA
    Website: http:/​/​www.lifteachother.org
    Project Leader:
    Angie Roberts
    Executive Director
    Salt Lake City, Utah United States
    $6,685 raised of $10,000 goal
     
    158 donations
    $3,315 to go
    Donate Now Add Project to Favorites

    Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

    Start a Fundraiser

    Learn more about GlobalGiving

    Teenage Science Students
    Vetting +
    Due Diligence

    Snorkeler
    Our
    Impact

    Woman Holding a Gift Card
    Give
    Gift Cards

    Young Girl with a Bicycle
    GlobalGiving
    Guarantee

    Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

    WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.