USAID/Senegal Mission Director Henderson Patrick (left) and Senegal’s Minister of the Environment Haidar El Ali (right), dedicate the anti-salt dike at Kaymor financed by the American people through USAID. Second right is Jeffrey Povolny, director of the USAID/Wula Nafaa project, which implemented the construction.
“This model of inclusive and participatory partnership reflects the quality of local democracy and the sustainability of the decentralization process in Senegal,” - U.S. Ambassador Lukens
Dakar, February 13, 2013: U.S.
The program, which will be implemented by Synapse Center in Dakar, engages young people ages 16-29 over two years in agriculture skills development, enterprise and service to create a rigorous, practical and integrated experience.
Dakar, January 23, 2013 – The United States, through the U.S.
The Partnership will support a new effort to improve reading and math classroom instruction, strengthen school monitoring and student learning assessments at the local and national levels and increase research and evaluation capacity within the Ministry.
The United States, through the U.S.
The National Action Plan against Corruption is the first product to be validated and adopted by stakeholders from different sectors of the commission and forwarded to the head of state.
As part of its Good Governance program in Senegal, the U.S.
“Our village is clean, and there is less disease, especially in children. I feel very proud when I come away from the bathroom and I press the pedal on my tippy tap.”
For the people of Saré Tening Mara, like many villages in Southern Senegal “going” outside after dark had always been an accepted way of life – but so had debilitating, and someti
In response, a USAID basic education program began to sponsor a project under a “vulnerable children” component that works closely with marabouts to improve their awareness of the dangers that the children face in the streets.
Thierno Mamadou Sy is a marabout, a traditional West African Islamic teacher, from the Tambacounda region of Senegal.
While they sought peace and stability, instead many found the hard life of internal displacement in Senegal or as refugees into the neighboring Gambia or Guinea Bissau and longed to return to their native villages.
Back in the 1990s, it was nigh on impossible to find peace in the volatile Casamance region of Senegal.
Mr. Coly reports that as a result, school absenteeism due to health reasons has plunged nearly 50 percent, from 17 percent to 9 percent.
One of main focal points in the village of Keur Sabassy Thiam in southwestern Senegal near the Gambian border is a “health hut,” a small facility where community-based volunteers provid
Awa Diop, a homemaker from Pikine, a suburb of Senegal’s capital Dakar, had no trouble protecting her nine children from debilitating and deadly malaria by ensuring they all sleep under an in