Mauritania

Member News

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24 Mar 2016
It is rather unusual to see women in Mauritania handle large technical equipment, but Bowba mint Brahim and Aichetou mint Khayling connect the large batteries and the solar panels with [...]
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04 Feb 2016
MBERRA, Mauritania/ GENEVA, 4 February 2016 (LWI) – β€œIt’s difficult to say how we pass our time in the camp. You wake up and you wonder what to do all [...]
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29 Oct 2015
“I want the best life for my children” NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania, 29.10.2015 (LWI) – “We were just looking for peace,” says Bolozi Nzenze Budiaki, as if apologizing for the fact that [...]

ACT News

To Camp Mbere, between 500 and 1200 refugees arrive everyday. ACT member LWF and its partners are doing everything possible to keep up with the influx of people. They have the capacity to build around 300 tents per day.
Thomas Ekelund/ACT/LWF
20 Apr 2012

It looks like any other school yard, any other school day. But it is actually the first school day in Camp Mbere, a refugee camp only a few kilometres from the Malian border in Mauritania. Suddenly a camera attracts the attention and hundreds of children sets of, screaming and laughing. Like any other children. When […]