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. The existing structure was rehabilitated with cement interior and exterior as well as a new roof structure, metal doors, windows and new desks/chairs/tables and chalkboards. The project started in January, 2015, and was funded by donors of Ms. Irma Turtle. It was completed in March 2015. Teshaq is a village of all Tuareg.

The Teshaq school rehabilitation project was completed for a total cost of $21,250.

A lesson remains on the chalkboard in the Teshaq school during the time it was abandoned due to the conflict in Mali Director Hoffner with students in a classroom at the school in Teshaq rehabilitated by Caravan to Class


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