The school is located in the city of Koumra, in southern Chad. It is the sixth largest town in the country, with a population of around 50,000 people.
In the 2014 United Nations Human Development Index, Chad ranks 184 out of 187.
Adult literacy rate is 35%.
Life expectancy is 51 years old.
80% of the population lives with less than $2 per day.
Learn more on United Nations Development Programme page for Chad.