In Bamako, Mali, there is a polarization of wealth and poverty. A construction boom has enabled the wealthy elite to build mansions while the majority of Malians live in shacks and struggle to eat. Thousands of children cannot attend school and spend their days begging in the streets.
ICO is constructing a Community Center in an area that hasn’t seen much capital investment. It will be used for after school care, French language instruction, rehearsal space for dance, and monthly art workshops.