ERIC Number: ED222311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Tin Aicha Nomad Village.
American Friends Service Committee, Philadelphia, PA.
The report details some aspects of the American Friends Service Committee's (AFSC) and the Mali government's cooperative rehabilitation project for nomad families along the shores of Lake Faguibine. Covering the years 1975-81, the report contains five sections. The introduction provides background information on nomads and the Sahel; drought, famine, and relief; and AFSC experience. The AFSC project exploration section describes the field visits in 1973 and 1974; project assessment, comparison, and decision; and an outline on the Malian national recovery plan. Project planning and definition are covered in the third section. In section 4, a review of the project includes: profiles of the seven Tin Aicha family heads; the population and personnel; agriculture, livestock and herding, and tree planting and reforestation; health, nutrition, education, and functional literacy; and village government, weekly market, cooperative store, and permanent buildings. Section 5 "Assessment and Conclusions," encompasses the field evaluation; livestock, land, school, health, and settlement; reflections from the seven family heads; and lessons for AFSC program planners. Appendices provide a chronology, Tin Aicha review, local view of Tin Aicha in 1980, welcoming address for AFSC executive secretary, seminar report, and financial summary. (AH)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Cooperative Programs, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy, Health Programs, Nomads, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Rehabilitation Programs, Religious Organizations, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Vocational Education
International Division, American Friends Service Committee, 1501 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Friends Service Committee, Philadelphia, PA.