Village of Teshaq, Timbuktu, Mali

VILLAGE: Techeq
COMMUNE: Alafia
CERCLE: Timbuktu
GENERAL LOCATION: Roughly 7 kilometers West of Timbuktu
POPULATION: 200
STUDENTS (ages 6-12 years): 45
ETHNICITIES/LANGUAGES: Tuareg (Blancs)
VILLAGE HISTORY: Founded by displaced population from town of Timbuktu
LIVELIHOODS: Herding, artisanal crafts
CTC INTERVENTION: School originally built by former CTC partner in 2006 and rebuilt by CTC 2015 in addition to supporting operations
Caravan To Class
Founder Barry Hoffner stands next to the finished school building in Teshaq rebuilt by Caravan to Class
Caravan To Class Founder Barry Hoffner sits
with students in a classroom at the Teshaq rebuilt by Caravan to Class
Toureg villagers perform a traditional welcome dance in Teshaq, Timbuktu, Mali. The Caravan to Class Teshaq school serves 214 students.