The building of the school cafeteria began in 2014. It was completed in 2016 and formally opened by Mr. Keita, Director of Education for Upper Guinea.
Application for funding from the German Ministry for Cooperation and Development (BMZ) 2014 BMZ: 32500 € Parliamentary reserve (French Green Party): 3500 € Our association and the APE together: 7000 € Total: 43000 € for building a school classroom, a staff room, 2 offices and the shell structure of the school cafeteria.
The shell of the school cafeteria
Inside the cafeteria (shell)
The first servery is complete! The first meals are served to students in 2015 – even before the cafeteria is completely finished.
The first servery is complete! There aren’t even any tables and chairs yet – but for Guinean children – that’s the least of their problems!
Application for funding from the German Ministry for Cooperation and Development (BMZ) 2016 BMZ: 82800 € SEZ: 10000 € Our association and APE together 4000 € Total: 96000 € for the procurement of all school books for the normal secondary school, completing the school cafeteria and building the advanced secondary school.
Rear side of the cafeteria An open seating area is planned for this spot.
Internal view (completed) A light, welcoming room with space for 500 students.
Well visited The cafeteria is a great success and very well used. Unfortunately, not every child in Fodécariah gets a hot meal every day.
Multi-Purpose Building On Saturdays, teachers and students come together after class to clean the cafeteria. The cafeteria as a venue for prize giving (for those who pass their exams) Cafeteria Cinema The teachers have had a Canal SAT cable installed so that everyone can watch the football matches on TV. Cafeteria as party room, student theatre, dance evening venue and disco
Maintenance costs for the school cafeteria The World Food Program has subsidized the school cafeteria since June 2016. The Guinean government will subsidize the cafeteria from October 2017.