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Caravan to Class builds new Samdiar School

Image of the school in Samdiar built by Caravan to Class

Samdiar is a village of more than 1,000 ethnically diverse residents in the Timbuktu region, Cercle of Dire, Commune of Dangha. It is Caravan to Class’ first school construction project in the Commune of Dangha and we are very pleased with the support of the head of the Commune, village elders and parents.

Caravan to Class rehabilitates Teshaq School

Image of Caravan to Class Founder Barry Hoffner standing in front of the rehabilitated school in Tehsaq, Mali

The Teshaq school in Mali that Caravan to Class supports fell into severe disrepair while residents of this village were refugees for 2012, 2013 and part of 2014, during the conflict in Northern Mali. During this time, the Teshaq school was not safe for the returning children to continue their learning.

Caravan to Class rehabilitates Tourari School badly damaged by Ansar Dine

Image of teachers using the new well installed by Caravan to Class at the school in Tourari, Mali

The Tourari school in Mali that Caravan to Class supports was badly damaged during the 2012 takeover of Timbuktu by Ansar Dine, a militant group closely linked to Al Qaida. In 2013, after the French liberation of Timbuktu, Caravan to Class was able to reopen a number of schools we support.

Caravan to Class builds new Tombouz School to replace badly damaged structure

Image of the school in Tombouz rebuilt by Caravan to Class

During the 2012 takeover of Timbuktu by Ansar Dine, a militant group closely linked to Al Qaida, the Tombouz school that Caravan to Class supports was badly damaged. In 2013, after the French liberation of Timbuktu, Caravan to Class was able to reopen a number of schools we support, and in 2014, we launched a project to build a completely new 3-classroom school in the village of Tombouz.

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Drone footage of the Kokonji school newly-built by Caravan to Class in Mali