Village of Samdiar, Timbuktu, Mali

VILLAGE: Samdiar
CERCLE: Dangha
GENERAL LOCATION: Roughly 30 kilometers South-west of Timbuktu, on left bank of Niger river
STUDENTS (ages 6-12 years): 141
ETHNICITIES/LANGUAGES: Peul, Bella (Tuareg Noir), Bozo
VILLAGE HISTORY: Created in the 14th century
LIVELIHOODS: Agriculture and fishing
CTC INTERVENTION: Built new 3-classroom school in 2015, provide support for teachers, food and school supplies
Image of the finished school building in Samdiar built by Caravan to Class
A groups of girls walking to their school in Samdiar built by Caravan to Class Students in a classroom at the school in Samdiar built by Caravan to Class


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