Joop and Jurriaan van Stigt / Projects in Africa

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Joop and Jurriaan van Stigt . Courtesy of Foundation Dogon Education
Primary School in Balaguina

Primary School in Balaguina – The project site is situated in the rural village Balaguina, in the Dogon region in Mali (declared Unesco World Heritage site in 1986), in the West African Sahel. The Dogon region is underdeveloped, as the government hardly invests in this remote region of the country. An important key to improve living conditions of the Dogon people is the development of education. The former school in Balaguina was housed in a poorly constructed hangar which had deteriorated a lot. A new school building which meets the needs of the growing number of students had to be constructed. The project doesn’t only concern the construction of a new school building… Read more






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