Village of Tourari, Timbuktu, Mali

VILLAGE: Tourari
COMMUNE: Alafia
CERCLE: Timbuktu
GENERAL LOCATION: Roughly 12 kilometers South-west of Timbuktu
POPULATION: 500
STUDENTS (ages 6-12 years): 142
ETHNICITIES/LANGUAGES: Bella (Tuareg Noir)
VILLAGE HISTORY: Founded in 2003
LIVELIHOODS: Herding, agriculture, and sale of wood for fuel
CTC INTERVENTION: School built by CTC partner in 2008; rebuilt in 2014 and supported since 2008
A group of students poses with their teacher
next to their school in Tourari built by Caravan to Class Students in a classroom at the school in Tourari built by
Caravan to Class
Classroom of eager students. The Caravan to Class Tourari school serves 368 students.

A student reading at Caravan to Class'' Tourari school.