ESL Eco Blog

Mali

A poem

THE CONTAINER Poem written by Baba Alhadji Touré 5th year (10 years), Bahadou School, Timbuktu, Mali Where are you ? For months and months, we have been searching for you From the heights of the sand dunes We look at the…
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A message from Timbuktu

Dear Friends, Words fail me to express our deep recognition and gratitude towards all of the ESL company for this noble and worthy gesture and which touches all of the population of TImbuktu. The children of Timbuktu have understood the…
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Internet cafés in Mali

Now that our container has arrived at its destination, we have the time to look into the phenomenon of Internet cafés in Africa in general and in Mali in particular. Following the example of that of Timbuktu, they often assure…
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Bring out the vuvuzelas!

Wimbledon and its manicured tennis courts are forgotten ! The football matches in South Africa are relegated to the background ! The first sunburns are brought to a standstill ! OUR CONTAINER ARRIVED THIS MORNING  IN TIMBUKTU ! And, as always, the enlightened commentary…
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The pale fox

Mr. Daniel Robert tells us the tale of an ancestral custom in Mali. As always, it’s exciting, interesting and original: On the edge of practically all of the Dogon villages in Mali, one finds one or several divination table(s) (photo…
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This time, we have it !

Daniel Robert in Mali and we here in Montreux have had the same concern for a few days now : where has the container, which we had filled with such enthusiasm a few weeks ago, gone ? Where is it located ? Will…
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Telemedicine, better than reality TV

Since Daniel Robert has been on-site, in Mali, he sends us interesting, even surprising, information regularly. Here is an unsuspected practice, telemedicine, practised by the HUG (University of Geneva Hospitals) of Geneva with a village in Mali. Amazing. Is a…
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The daily grind in Mali

Whilst we have taken delight in the sun which has been missing so much these last weeks, in Bamako, where Daniel Robert is, they would rather wish for coolness. We remind you that our friend had travelled to Mali in…
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