A Chance for Education in Senegal

Background: CEM Diery Fall high school is located in Bambey, Senegal and was established in 2007 to welcome a number of high school students from the surrounding villages. The school has 1,190 students (composed of 602 girls and 488 boys).

Description: The CEM PTA wanted to renovate all the classrooms and bathrooms in the school. Many of these facilities were not operational because they had fallen into disrepair.

Assessment: By funding this project, the Thomas Foundation would contribute to the improvement in the students' performance and increase attendance rates among girls.

Grant Details

Group: Association "Appui a l'education de Bambey"

Age Range: 8-18+

Year Established: 2007

Staff: 12

Amount: $5,000

Location: Senegal

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Focus Area: Community