These people professing Islamic religion were obliged to nomadic life, being often compelled to temporarily settle in new locations having water availability.
Afar region is one of the poorest region of Ethiopia and extremely hot at the Dancalia depression.
During the opening ceremony of the Kibidaga water well, the people of the village asked for a two classes school facility since their children were obliged to have classes in the open air.
Thanks to the financial support secured by the Harrod Foundation, based in Montreux, Switzerland and the funds allocated by some private donors (Becatti family in memory of their son Andrea) the school has successfully been opened on February 2nd 2015.
All the village people have been extremely happy to finally have the opportunity to send their children to a primary school; a couple of additional classes and toilets facility for all the children have been requested in order to enable lesson at least up to the fifth grade.