On March 4, 2021, we broke ground on the new CEG Kpogan school in Lambou, Togo. Leaders in the local community attended a groundbreaking ceremony. The Mayor, the principal of the school, and the President of BASIA (Build-a-School Initiative in Africa) spoke and participated in the groundbreaking.


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Mayor and local government officials speaking to the crowd.

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Principal participating in groundbreaking.

It was a joyful event attended by students, teachers, parents, and community leaders. The village of Lambou is thrilled for their new school! These classrooms will accommodate up to 980 students, and 320 students are shortlisted to use the classrooms as soon as construction is completed.


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Students and community leaders attended the groundbreaking ceremony.

Since the groundbreaking, the school’s foundation has been framed and excavated, and walls have started to be built.

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Early progress on CEG Kpogan.

We are looking forward to more progress on this school and the impact it will have on the local community.