We sponsor a school in Timbuktu, Mali, sharing our resources and logistical experience. In one of the world’s most remote locations, it is a challenge to get essential supplies through to the classrooms. Our support for the school includes classroom resources such as desks, chairs, pens, books and learning materials for the children.
Clément Duay, in charge of Facility Management at ESL
"I’ve been working on this project for 8 months. The biggest challenge has been finding the best way to transport the container to such a remote location as Timbuktu."
"Each week I have collected donations from the staff. This money has been invested in “student kits” for the school in Mali. We have also collected more than 40 boxes of books, some printers, computers, televisions and hi-fi equipment."
"In my role as Facilities Manager, I work on different challenges like reduce and recycling waste, communicating with the staff worldwide, monitoring our carbon offsetting. We have many new projects starting. We want to become as green as we can."
"ESL is a really great company. The best quality of ESL is the atmosphere. Everybody is at the same level and you don't even feel the difference of status."
"To be everyday with young people is very comfortable and pleasant for me (I'm 21) It's a kind of study environment (like university) but at work. We have a staff event each week, which is usually pretty cool. The days go quickly here!"
"ESL offers the possibility to change from a department to another. The management is really open-minded and confident; they don't hesitate to give you responsibilities that nobody would have given to you because you maybe don't have the experience. I’ve learnt a lot working here that's why I choose to study economy (50%) and stay working at ESL (50%)."