Integrated project to fight poverty in the suburbs of Dakar

Enhancing primary education and health in Dakar (phase 1)
Country: 
Senegal
Region: 
Dakar, Parcelles Assainies
Project Duration: 
01/11/2010 to 30/06/2011
Status: 
Completed
Donor(s): 
Foundation UNESCO- Education for Children in Need, HOPE'87
Project Description: 

HOPE'87 has successfully completed phase one of its project to reduce poverty in Dakar through education. The completion of this phase saw the construction and rehabilitation of classrooms in a public school in Parcelles Assainies Unité 10 Dakar. The second phase of the project has started in January 2012 and included the construction of a health centre ("poste de santé") for about 3.500 inhabitants and the enlargement of skills-training facilities for about 300 trainees in the slum of Baraka.