Ongoing projects

We make a living with what we receive, but we build it with what we give

Lighting houses

Because the village is geographically isolated, it don't have grid electricity. In 2016, the village people have decided to build a revision room with solar panels.
After one year of running without technical problem, the villager association that manage facilities (Benkadi) would like lighting houses of the village people.

Goals

Provide opportunity for the village people to light at the same cost of grid electricity contract.

Actions to be taken

To double the capacity , it's necessary to add 800 Wc solar panels and 2 batteries of 200 Ah. It's also necessary to build the electrical grid to carry electricity in each houses. A circuit breaker should enable electrical consumption limitation of each houses.
A study is being conducted to evaluate the cost for a bulb to balance econmicaly the system and to ensure facilities management, maintenance and their replacement.

Forecast budget 7 000 $

Fund-raising to date

oct 2018

GIVE FOR LIGHTING HOUSES

$

Public library

Enhance human capital development by education has a positive effect on economy, environnement protection, like health and nutrition. In this sense the Sub-Saharan African countries are constrained by the lowest literacy rates in the world. It's 30 % in Burkina Faso when it's 99 % in France.
This project is part in the goal n°4 OMD « By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood », also in the goal n°3 « Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages » and the goal n°15 « Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss ».

Goals

Even if the quantitative schooling coverage in Burkina Faso have improve significantly, with a schooling improving to 11 % in 1970 to 80 % in 2012, the quality of the educational resources (human and equipement) and the quality of education remains very weak.
ADVK was requested by the mayor of Bama to equip a multimedia room of 100 m2 in books, textbooks and computer equipments. The building housing this multimedia room for the youth of the town was funded by the Government of Burkina Faso.

Actions to be taken

The mayor of Bama and the ADVK will be in charge of the management of these facilities through a management committee comprising a representative of the municipality, a representative of the ADVK, a member of the teaching teams and a student representative.
About thirty cabinets, school furniture, 10 computer packages (CPU, screen, mouse keyboard) will be the subject of in-kind requests from companies or communities in the Occitanie region (in-kind contribution assessed at 10,000 €).
Books and textbooks will be collected from schools and libraries in the Albi region.
The hardware must be upgraded with the installation of the free operating system (Linux) and the purchase of 3G keys must allow users to connect to the internet.
Transport to Bama will be done with a container of 12 feet (30 m3) via a forwarder.
The installation of solar panels will allow to feed 6 air brewers during the day to facilitate the ventilation especially to preserve the computer equipment.

Forecast budget 19 000 $

Fund-raising to date

June 2020

GIVE FOR THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

$