12/12/2015 (Gulf News – Qatar): The Qatari-Mauritanian Social Development Foundation, managed by Education Above All Foundation (EAA), has opened this week the Al Ekhwa School Complex in Boutilimit, Mauritania.A delegation from EAA, including CEO Marcio Barbosa and deputy CEO Fahad al-Sulaiti, attended the opening of the new facility.The modern, new school complex has been constructed by the Qatari-Mauritanian Social Development Foundation, created by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Development, Mauritania and Office of HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser. Representatives from EAA also signed an agreement under which the Ministry of National Education will manage the complex. The school complex consists of a nine-classroom elementary school and a 36-classroom elementary and high school featuring a laboratory, a library and an IT station. Children who are missing out on an education, will also be enrolled in the new school. Barbosa, said, “The project aims to have a lasting positive impact on the community and make a significant change to the lives of children. The many initiatives undertaken by the Qatari-Mauritanian Social Development Foundation are determined to take a holistic approach to making a difference to Mauritanian communities, by addressing health, wellbeing and creating opportunities in the workforce.” ..