EDUCATION

& CULTURE

1.1 Improved children’s accessibility to the primary education system in communities by:

 

-Supplying schools with tables and benches

-Building equipment for classrooms

-Building houses for teachers

-Drilling and building wells on school grounds

-Restoration of classrooms

1.2 Improving the quality of education in primary schools by:

 

-Providing continuous training for teachers

-Providing educational support for teachers in the field

-Completing and restoring of water points: revitalization of CGPE (Water Point Management Committee) to ensure the maintenance and availability of drinking points in school

-Providing access to healthcare for students

-Educating students about malaria

-Organizing a theater forum on the rights of the child to education and child labor in gold mining sites

-Providing school supplies for students

-Providing electricity in classrooms

-Planting of trees for schools

-Supplying a school cafeteria

-Creating a mobile library for children

1.3 Improving access to new technologies for the population by:

 

-Building radio stations, putting up posters, and distributing brochures and flyers

-Participating in cultural fairs, conducting meetings in elementary schools, high schools, colleges, NGOs and associations

-Making a list of needs and prioritizing training needs by target group

-Making computer training modules available

-Having training and refresher courses

1.4 Ouhahigouya Library:

 

-Repairing, equipping and strengthening the library

-Expanding the library’s collection from 2,700 books to more than 7,000 books

-Increasing employment and training for staff

-Organizing cultural activities like: public lectures, presentations of novels, film screenings, reading contests for the general public and those enrolled in school, which has more than 40,000 people a year. This has led to a considerable increase in library attendance from 100 to 2,000 people a year.