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Village of Tourari, Timbuktu, Mali

VILLAGE: Tourari
COMMUNE: Alafia
CERCLE: Timbuktu
GENERAL LOCATION: Roughly 12 kilometers South-west of Timbuktu
POPULATION: 500
STUDENTS (ages 6-12 years): 142
ETHNICITIES/LANGUAGES: Bella (Tuareg Noir)
VILLAGE HISTORY: Founded in 2003
LIVELIHOODS: Herding, agriculture, and sale of wood for fuel
CTC INTERVENTION: School built by CTC partner in 2008; rebuilt in 2014 and supported since 2008
A group of students poses with their teacher
next to their school in Tourari built by Caravan to Class Students in a classroom at the school in Tourari built by
Caravan to Class
Classroom of eager students. The Caravan to Class Tourari school serves 368 students.

A student reading at Caravan to Class'' Tourari school.

 

Village of Koriome, Timbuktu, Mali

VILLAGE: Koriome
COMMUNE: Timbuktu
CERCLE: Timbuktu
GENERAL LOCATION: On the right bank of the Niger river directly south and roughly 18 kilometers from Timbuktu
POPULATION: 850
STUDENTS (ages 6-12 years): 162
ETHNICITIES/LANGUAGES: Songhay, Peul, Bella (Tuareg Noir), Bozo
VILLAGE HISTORY: Founded by an old Bozo fisherman in 1956
LIVELIHOODS: Fishing, agriculture, and small commerce
CTC INTERVENTION: Have supported school since 2013
A group of students in a classroom at the school in Koriome supported by Caravan to Class Students in a classroom at the school in Koriome supported by Caravan to Class

Village of Togha, Timbuktu, Mali

VILLAGE: Togha
COMMUNE: Bourem Inaly
CERCLE: Timbuktu
GENERAL LOCATION: Roughly 19 kilometers South-east of Timbuktu
POPULATION: 234
STUDENTS (ages 6-12 years): 74
ETHNICITIES/LANGUAGES: Bella (Tuareg Noir)
VILLAGE HISTORY: Founded in 1988
LIVELIHOODS: Herding and agriculture
CTC INTERVENTION: School built by CTC partner in 2006 and rehabilitated by CTC in 2015
A classroom of students in their school in Togha built by Caravan to Class

Village of Mora, Timbuktu, Mali

VILLAGE:Mora
COMMUNE:Alafia
CERCLE:Timbuktu
GENERAL LOCATION:Roughly 6 kilometers West of Timbuktu
POPULATION:42
STUDENTS (ages 6-12 years):170
ETHNICITIES/LANGUAGES:Tuareg (Blancs)
VILLAGE HISTORY:Founded in 1994
LIVELIHOODS:Herding, agriculture, and sale of wood for fuel
CTC INTERVENTION:School built by CTC partner in 2011 and supported until 2014
A teacher leads a group of
students in a classroom at the school in the village of Mora built by Caravan to Class Village people from Mora stand in front of the school being constructed by Caravan to Class
Caravan to Class Founder Barry Hoffner with the Mora village head, Timbuktu, Mali. The Caravan to Class Mora school serves 135 students.

 

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