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Newsletter, April 2015

NEWSLETTER - April 10, 2015

Dear Friends & Supporters,

Thank you for your interest in Caravan to Class and the important social justice cause of Literacy for one of the world's most fascinating, yet underserved areas. Being the only NGO both building and supporting schools for the wonderful children of villages around Timbuktu, we see our work as vital to a deserving population. I am writing to tell you a little about my recent trip to the region to see both our now completed Teshaq school rehabilitation project (mostly thanks to support of friends of Ms. Irma Turtle) and our Samdiar school near completion.

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Letter from the Founder of Caravan to Class

Dear Friends,

First, I would like to wish you and your family a healthy, happy and inspirational 2015. When I started Caravan to Class, I did so simply out of the idea of building a school in a village I visited in Tedeini, near Timbuktu, after a very special 50th birthday trip to Timbuktu. At that time, I had no idea that trip would lead to a journey that has now lasted five years. During that time, with the support of important donors like you, Caravan to Class has built five schools, six blocks of latrines, drilled three wells and supported the education of over 1,000 children annually (paying teachers’ salaries, providing food and books/school supplies).

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JWeekly Interview with Barry Hoffner

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TALKING WITH … Caravan to Class’ Barry Hoffner, an altruist from here to Timbuktu

This interview with Caravan To Class founder Barry Hoffner was conducted by Alix Wall for JWeekly.com. Barry discusses his journey to Mali in 2010, and how that experience built into a passion to become involved in supporting education for the children there.

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Mali Update - May 1, 2014, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER - May 1, 2014

Dear Friends of Caravan to Class,

Greetings from Timbuktu where I feel fortunate to be able to return. Much has happened here since my last trip in late March 2012, when, only days after I left the town fell to a very militant group named Ansar Dine, closely linked to Al Qaida. Today, a little more than one year after the French intervened militarily, the residents in Timbuktu are still trying to restore their lives and refugees are still returning to their villages.

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Mali Peace Update - June 30, 2013, Newsletter

NEWSLETTER - June 30, 2013

Dear Friends of Caravan to Class,

We are mid-way through 2013 and it is quite unbelievable where Caravan to Class is today compared to the beginning of 2013. I wanted to send an update on the positive political developments that have unfolded in the past week. While many uncertainties remain, regarding the peace agreement signed between the Tuareg leadership and the Malian State, and skeptics (understandably) abound, Caravan to Class believes that we are in as good a place to pursue our mission of Bringing Literacy to Villages in Timbuktu as we have ever been.

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