Today: Basic Supplies
Population: 200 households
Geography: 5-6 km from regional capital Aleg and 250 km from national capital Nouakchott.
Refugee population: Earliest returned in 1997 and 1998; most returned between 2008 and 2010.
Gourel Primary School: 6 grades; 6 teachers appointed by the government (⅚ teachers commute from Aleg); ~200 students.
Secondary School: ~65 students travel to Aleg for high school.
Other Y&H Target Villages:
Diolly, near Rosso, Mauritania
Houdalaye, near Boghe, Mauritania
These villages consist of former refugee populations returned from Senegal in 2011.