Village of Kakondji, Dangha, Mali

VILLAGE:Kakondji
COMMUNE:Dire
CERCLE: Dangha
GENERAL LOCATION:Roughly 30 kilometers South-west of Timbuktu, on right bank of Niger River about 6 kilometers from the Commune of Dangha
POPULATION:2000
STUDENTS (ages 6-12 years):147
ETHNICITIES/LANGUAGES:Songhay, Peul, Bella (Tuareg Noir), Boz
VILLAGE HISTORY:According to manuscripts, created in the 13th century
LIVELIHOODS:Agriculture, fishing, and herding
CTC INTERVENTION:Built new 3-classroom school in 2015, provide support for teachers, food and school supplies
Image of the finished school building in Kakondji built by Caravan to Class