Construction

'Ralf Zacherl' School - Equipping a school for underprivileged children

Until 2007 there was no primary school in the village of Taonsgho. About 850 children (between 5 and 15 years of age) lived in Taonsgho, but only about 200 were attending school. These children had to walk many kilometres to reach the overcrowded school in one of the neighbouring villages. Now it is possible for the children of Taonsgho to go to their own school in their own village.

Construction and rehabilitation of a primary school in Baraka/Dakar

Baraka is a poor suburb of Dakar located between Sicaps Liberté 6, Sacre Coeur 3 and VDN, and has a population of 1,800 inhabitants. Since 2004, the UNESCO Foundation – Education for Children in Need has been a strategic partner of HOPE’87 to improve educational and skills training opportunities in Baraka. In March 2011, UNESCO Special Ambassador Dr Ute Ohoven, President of the UNESCO Foundation – Education for Children in Need, was thanked by the Minister of National Education of Senegal for the tireless work for the inhabitants of this slum area.