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The MCC finances the construction of 4 local colleges in San Pedro

An initiative of the MCC

The initiative is from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) project funded by the United States government. Local colleges will soon see the light of day in the localities of Youwasso, Ouéoulo and Adjamene and Mane, in the department of San-Pedro. The official launch of the said construction works took place last Friday in the Youwasso basin. According to Rajan Florence, general manager of Millennium Challenge Account Côte d’Ivoire (MCA-Côte d’Ivoire), the establishment will receive 640 children in an R+1 building consisting of 16 classrooms, an administrative block, a computer room, a playground, separate toilets for girls and boys, two sports fields and a football field.

It is the culmination of a process that certainly took time, but which was necessary to guarantee social acceptability.

“It is the culmination of a process that certainly took time, but which was necessary to guarantee the social acceptability of the communities, the security of the plots, the quality of the studies and consequently the sustainability of the investments. she added. Stating that the two other colleges of the basins of Oueoulo and Adjamene will be built according to this same plan. On the other hand, for the basin of Mane, it is a college of 8 classrooms which will be built in view of the numbers. As for the Resident Country Director MCC, Laura Rudert , She emphasized that the US government’s goal in Côte d’Ivoire is to support Ivorian efforts to develop a modern, diverse and prosperous economy through a well-educated and healthy population.

She indicated that approximately 7,000 students currently enrolled in elementary schools with 54% girls are expected to benefit from these schools. About 7,000 students currently enrolled in elementary schools, with 54% girls, should benefit from these schools. Finally, she reassured the audience of the commitment of the government of the United States of America to continue, through the MCC, to support Côte d’Ivoire towards the success of this program.

The Minister of National Education and Literacy, Mariétou Koné, expressed her thanks to the United States Ambassador to Côte d’Ivoire, the Country Director of MCC, and the General Manager of MCA Côte d’Ivoire for the support of the education-training sector in Côte d’Ivoire. As a reminder, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is an American foreign aid agency, independent and innovative, whose mission is to fight against poverty in the world. It provides effective U.S. foreign assistance that takes into account good governance, country ownership and results. The Millennium Challenge Account Côte d’Ivoire (MCA-Côte d’Ivoire) acts as an independent management body for the implementation of the Côte d’Ivoire Compact Program, a fund whose objective is to generate inclusive economic growth and reduce poverty.

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