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Classics: School trucks for children of slums

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These two school trucks have been for more than ten years. They are there to help school enrollment living in precarious housing and who are experiencing difficulties in accessing classical schooling. Their audience is between 3 and 16 years old. He learns the alphabet, French and how to behave at school or college. These trucks have the size of a large refrigerated vehicle, with two levels, they are arranged as a class, with windows. Those who frequent them live in slums and are subject to expulsions. "The biggest problem remains the expulsions , confirms Sonia Vincolas, head of the project conducted by the NGO help and action, in partnership with the association ASET 93. They threaten every six months." In the department of Seine-Saint-Denis, in Bobigny, 23 students currently benefit from this device. In 2020, 300 children entered this device. The vast majority are of foreign origin, of Romania mainly.

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"Short-sleeved children Winter"

Parallel to trucks, a work supervised by school mediators is set up with families to raise awareness of school, allow them to demystify the institution. Some children have never been educated and they need to acquire basic knowledge: read, write, count. Sonia Vinolas stresses that the only school mediator alone can raise the enrollment rate of 5% to 80%. It militates that the cities will make as Marseille who has "introduced the school truce, allowing to be educated during the whole year."

The association Askola , based in "93", shoulder the device, with two educators and five mediators. They would like to renew the trucks, have an additional mediator. On March 8, an organized meeting in Paris allowed to work on common issues, to exchange difficulties and solutions. "This file concerns all the regions of France", affirms Sonia Vincolas, which point "the inconsistency of public policy which, on one side, proceeds to the resorption of the slums carried by the DIHAL [interministerial delegation for Accommodation and access to housing] and, on the other hand, promotes evictions via the Ministry of the Interior. The objectives of the Abbé-Pierre Foundation on Housing are joined. There is no assessment of our devices, but there are approximately 100,000 children in these situations of great precariousness. One wonders how to be audible with the climbs of xenophobia and individualism. The barrack without water or electricity, short-sleeved children winter, rats ... This exists today in our peripheries! "

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