Improving the conditions of Jamono Sheikh Wade Pre-school

  Project title

... and contribute to a better care of students to increase their chances for a successful scolarity.

  Location

The school is located in the commune of Ndiarème-Limamoulaye in the town of Guédiawaye. This poor urban suburb in the north-east of Dakar was created in 1967 to accommodate people expelled from the growing capital. The commune of Ndiarème-Limamoulaye has a population of about 40’000 inhabitants on a surface area of 1.5 km².

  Starting point

Jamono Cheikh Wade Pre-School was built in 1995 in an abandoned building. It was provided free of charge by the town hall. The premises have been rehabilitated and currently accommodate 210 children aged between 3 months and 5 years divided into four sections (toddlers, small section, medium section and large section).

   About the project

The project includes various activities :

. The rehabilitation of the building to make it safe and suitable, with, among others, the following actions :

o the installation of a new refectory (currently open-air and unsafe) ;

o the construction of a shelter for food storage;

o the construction of toilets.

.The acquisition of new educational material for a qualitative care of the children.

. The awareness-raising and informal training of young people in the community in ‘early childhood care’.

 

The project will directly benefit 250 people, including 210 children between the ages of 3 months and 5 years, the 20 people working in the school and 20 young people from the community benefiting from training in the field of early childhood.

 

  Partnership

The Project Partner is the Economic Interest Group (EIG) Mossane Services, a community-based initiative that established the Jamono Cheikh Wade Community Pre-school. The GIE and the school are chaired by Mrs. Yandé Diop, a woman very committed to the development of her community who has received several official recognitions.

  Duration

2020: ongoing

From rehabilitating the building to make it safe and suitable, to raising awareness and informal training of young people in the community in early childhood care, the project will directly benefit 250 people.

The school will be ready to reopen at the start of the 2020 school year!

Some pictures of the project

 

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