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Scool year 2018-2019

Scool year 2018-2019
Dominique Ouattara will offer 15,000 school kits to schoolchildren in the country
Dominique Ouattara will offer 15,000 school kits to schoolchildren in the country
Dominique Ouattara will offer 15,000 school kits to schoolchildren in the country

The Children of Africa Foundation has officially launched this Tuesday, September 11, 2018, its school kits distribution campaign for the start of the 2018-2019 school year. For this year, the charity Foundation will graciously offer 15,000 school kits to schoolchildren across the country. The launching ceremony of this campaign to support destitute children has taken on a special character this year. Indeed, in addition to the launch of the caravan to provide schooling assistance to little children, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara inaugurated the new school of the MICAO. Named after the Founding President of Children of Africa, the smart green school Dominique Ouattara or EPP Dominique Ouattara is a revolutionary school powered by solar energy and has six (6) classes, a kindergarten, a canteen, a computer room and a basketball court. It was built by la Fondation Volontaire d’Afrique and its partners.

The children of the EPP Dominique Ouattara and surrounding schools had the opportunity to participate in games with the Bouldegums clowns and to party with the artists of the moment. In addition, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara made a donation to school children of the MICAO district. In fact, Ivorian Mother Teresa donated 1,500 school kits consisting of school bags and school supplies, including 500 school kits for students of the EPP Dominique Ouattara. In addition to these gifts, she offered food and cleaning products for the school's canteen, as well as equipment for kindergartens and educational and sports equipment for the neighborhood's children. The value of these donations in kind is estimated at 108 million F CFA. In addition, she offered 6, 500,000 CFA francs to the children and the local population. In total the donations worth 114, 500,000 CFA francs.

 

 

 

For Dominique Ouattara, the Children of Africa school kits distribution campaign aims to relieve both parents of students during the crucial back-to-school period and to offer children ideal conditions of schooling. "(...) As you know, education is at the heart of the action of the Children of Africa Foundation. That is why, every year, the foundation makes it a point of honor to help families in Abidjan as well as inside the country, distributing school kits to children free of charge. It is for us to offer them ideal conditions of schooling, " said Mrs. Dominique Ouattara. She also encouraged parents to offer the best learning and educational conditions for children. She ended by encouraging the children to spare no efforts to achieve good results.

Mrs Kandia Kamissoko Camara, Minister of National, Technical Education and Vocational Training, thanked the founder of Children Of Africa for her constant support for improving the education of children.

Gilbert Koné Kafana, mayor of the commune of Yopougon also thanked the Mrs Dominique Ouattara for the launch of the 2018-2019 school kits distribution campaign in his commune.

Mr. Samba Bathily, President of the NGO " Volontaire d’Afrique  ", initiator of the smart green school project has raised a corner of sailing on the projects of its structure on the continent. Indeed, according to the latter, his foundation undertook projects in 18 African countries.

Mr. Diomandé Idrissa, head of the MICAO district, thanked Mrs. Dominique Ouattara for her actions for children. Miss Dosso Aïcha, 8 years old and 10th grade student, on behalf of schoolchildren thanked the generous donor for her support. Note that before the beginning of this ceremony, Mrs. Dominique Ouattara officially inaugurated the new school of the MICAO neighborhood.