The village of Fobenga-Tierrou has a population of 1603 inhabitants. There is a river separating the village in two which prevents students on the East bank from accessing the SEN school in the rainy season. This forces children to stay home when there is rain, missing out on valuable education time. Likewise, when the rain arrives while pupils of this part of the village are in school, they have to leave clsass and return home immediately. Sometimes, when it’s unexpected, they have stay in school until the water decreases in the River which can mean staying overnight in the school and away from their families.
The river also reduces and restricts the mobility of the general population on both sides which affects unity and cohesion among the inhabitants. Crossing the river is currently dangerous causing many accidents and has even caused fatalities of children.
What we are doing
We are building a secure bridge over the river which will withstand weather conditions and usage. The bridge will;
Who we are helping
1,603 individuals in the village of Fobenga which consist of men, women and children.