Ralf Zacherl School – Burkina Faso

With the support of Ralf Zacherl through the UNESCO Foundation – Education for Children in Need, HOPE’87 and the local population of Taonsgho, a village in the rural district of Tanghin-Dassouri, joined hands and built a school with three classrooms, equipped with a canteen in order to secure basic education as well as school feeding for the youngest.

The school is named after it’s sponsor « Ecole Ralf Zacherl de Taonsgho » and opened it’s doors on October 1st 2008. 300 children are now attending school and are served food from the attached canteen, which is managed by the “Association of Educated Women” and the “Parents Association”.

 Quality and quantity of nutrition for the pupils during schooling hours is effectively secured and the conditions for a successful school attendance given. A second phase is foreseen to support the teacher’s accommodation and a well to secure the provision of water for the attached vegetable garden.