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The United Methodist Church

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Primary and Secondary Schools Construction

Primary and Secondary Schools Construction

Advance #3021943

#3021943 - Constructing and providing schools in urban and rural areas within newly evangelized districts

Annual Goal:$140,000.00
Location: Cote dIvoire (Ivory Coast) Africa
Partner:The UMC, Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire) Annual Conference

Describe the need affecting the community.

EMUCI have 48 primary schools of 6 classes each and 8 secondary schools with a total of 18,000 students. The demand for quality education with Christian values is very high. After the war, originated from the rebellion to the post electoral crisis, many of these schools were badly damaged. Much of the equipment were either stolen or destroyed. There is great need for continuing the rehabilitation and construction.

How will this Advance project help to address the need?

We will mobilized the donors to continue supporting the vision. We want to construct schools.

Describe the primary goal of the project.

(a)To increase significantly the literacy rate in urban and rural areas. (b) To increase the rate of schooling of young girls which tend to be very low in many regions in the country.

Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project.

We want to have 4 schools at the end of 2020.

Budget and Financial Information


Annual Advance Financial Goal
Local Financial Support


Primary School Construction
Secondary School Constrction

Project Contact

Lazare Kouassi

Global Ministries Contact

Yollande S. Yambo
(404) 460-7105