We are a youth-led non-profit organization in Timbuktu committed to improve the quality of life for all and empowering Sahel communities. We create an environment of trust, solidarity, and mutual respect with the community.
Areas of intervention:
Reduce hunger and malnutrition among school children in the Sahel.
Improve the nutritional health status of children
Increase school enrolment, attendance, retention.
Enhance comprehension and learning accomplishments of children
MEET THE TEAM
Experienced entrepreneur, graduated with a master’s in Public Administration from the University of South Florida and a bachelor’s of Science in Public Policy and Administration from St. Petersburg College. Prior to founding ADCS, Mr. Haidara was a businessowner known as Entreprise Malienne de Prestation de Services.
As a student at St. Petersburg College, Mr. Haidara proposed a pilot scheme in his capstone project that would provide breakfast, lunch, and a take home meal to Timbuktu schoolchildren in order to evaluate the impact of proper nutrition for attendance, academic achievement, and retention in the education system. In addition, Mr. Haidara's interested in public service and how he can help Mali to create strong institutions.
Mr. Haidara was the recipient of numerous awards as a student:
Jamil Jreisat Scholarship Award - USF School of Public Affairs MPA Program 2018.
Dr. Theodore J. Mazzu Scholar of the Year Award - St. Petersburg College 2016.
Most Engaged International Student Award - St. Petersburg College.
2016 Graduation Student Speaker - St Petersburg College.
2016 Self-Reliance Scholarship Inc. Award - Spring 2015-2016.
Outstanding Delegation Award at the National Model United Nations - New York City 2016.
President Robert R. Green USF ICMA Student Chapter 2018-2019.
President of the International Club at St. Petersburg College 2014-2015.
Mr. Haidara enjoys reading philosophy, literature and science fiction books.
MAMI HAOUA TOURE
Director of Operations
Graduated in Finance and Accounting from the Institut Universitaire de Gestion, Bamako Mali. Before joining ADCS, she worked at the National Institute for Social Security (INPS) and the Timbuktu Regional Treasury. Mrs. Toure is married and has two children. She is a member of Association des Anciennes Basketteuses de Tombouctou.
Graduated with a master's in Private Law from the Faculty des Sciences Juridique et Politiques de Bamako, Mali. She brought years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed. She worked for Care International and numerous national non-profit organizations in Timbuktu. Mrs. Haidara is married and has two daughters.