The Solidarity Senegal / ESF identification mission resulted in:
The meeting with the sub-prefect of Thangori and the Inspector of the Academy, the Principal of the Lycée “Djignabo Bassène” of Ziguinchor, the principal of the college and the mayor of Coubalan, the Presidents of parents' associations, the Heads of Villages, as well as the populations to define the needs and initiate a reflection on the possible achievements.
The electrical equipment of the Lycée "Djignabo Bassène" will be carried out on the basis of a partnership between the Lycée, a training center for electricians in Ziguinchor, a French school for studies. Agreements of objectives will be concluded between all the partners. Regarding a "Training / Achievement", a large number of apprentices in the electrician trades will be trained on this "school site" which is very important for the region.
The electrical equipment of the College of Coubalan will be carried out on the basis of a partnership between the College, a French Lycée pour les études and, at least, a young electrician craftsman from Coubalan. Here too, target agreements will be made between all the partners and through this "Training / Realization", the electrician craftsman will complete his knowledge on this other "school site".
As the electricity grid has recently arrived in this community of bush communes, he will have the opportunity to have a unique experience. The maintenance teams of these two schools will be involved in these training courses. In addition, it is expected that during the first years following the completion of the works, the Apprentice Training Center will ensure the maintenance and upkeep of the Lycée's electrical equipment (training new apprentices), those of the College will be provided by the craftsman.