Caravan to Class builds new Bantam School named after Ms. Irma Turtle

Image of students walking toward their new Bantam school built by Caravan to Class

Caravan to Class finished building the Bantam school, named after Ms. Irma Turtle, in early 2017 after starting the project in late summer. The village of Bantam is in the “cercle” of Dire and the “commune” of Dangha, and is the third consecutive school built by Caravan to Class in this area.

Caravan to Class builds new Kakondji School

Image of the completed school in the village of Kakondji built by Caravan to Class

Kamdiar is a village of close to 2,000 ethnically diverse residents in the Timbuktu region, Cercle of Dire, Commune of Dangha. This is Caravan to Class’ second school construction project in the Commune of Dangha and we are very pleased with the support from the head of the Commune, village elders and parents.

Caravan to Class launches Female Adult Literacy Program

Image of an adult female student reciting her lesson at the blackboard in the Tourari school built by Caravan to Class

Caravan to Class has launched a new Female Adult Literacy Program aimed at mothers so that they too can feel the joy and hope of literacy. This program is a support program to not only help teach literacy to mothers, but also to create generational change in families—particularly with the girls—with respect to the prioritization of education.


Read the interview with CTC founder Barry Hoffner,  catch up with progress on literacy programs and Caravan-to-Class press releases.


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