Bangui (Agenzia Fides) - The Nicolas Barre Institute, school supported by the non-profit organization Friends for Central Africa, was the most awarded in Bangui on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the Enseignement Catholique Associé de Centrafrique (ECAC), the body that brings together Catholic schools operating in Central Africa.
In the Barthélémy Boganda sports complex in Bangui schoolchildren of Catholic institutes of the nine dioceses of the region marched. The march was held in coincidence with the National Congress of Catholic education in Central Africa on the theme "A school of all the talents". "We are very proud of an award that honors the commitment in favor of good education and the care of children" reads the note sent to Fides by the President of the non-profit organization. The Association "Friends for Central Africa" was founded in 2001 and to date has built 15 schools, two dispensaries, two health centers, 1 rehabilitation center for the handicapped, 1 dental center. (AP) (Agenzia Fides 24/01/2017)