We are an organization of young people committed to improve the quality of life for all and empowering our communities. We create an environment of trust and mutual respect with the people. 

Areas of intervention:

Education (school feeding programs and supplies)

Health (supporting heath centers)

Solar Energy

Elephant Conservation


Breakfast Objectives

  1. Reduce hunger and malnutrition among school children in the Sahel.

  2. Improve the nutritional health status of children

  3. Increase school enrolment, attendance, retention.

  4. Enhance comprehension and learning accomplishments of children 


 Meet the Team

Sane Haidara


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.

Mounaissa Haidara

Project Manager

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.


Abdalla Ag Abass

Assistant Project Manager

Continuing University Education in Timbuktu. He worked on a number of  projects related to community development and peace. During the 2012 conflict, he flee to Mauritania with his family where they stayed in a refugee camp before returning to Timbuktu. He's also an assistant high school teacher. He enjoys reading, photography and soccer.

Shabane Arby


Some school education and vocational training.

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Timbuktu, Mali



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