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Celebrating CREATE!’s 10th Anniversary in Senegal

Celebrating CREATE!’s 10th Anniversary in Senegal

In this Blog Issue: The History of CREATE! in Senegal A Look at One of CREATE!'s First Partner Communities 10 Accomplishments Over the Last 10 Years A Letter from CREATE!'s Executive Director Visit our 10th Anniversary Page here to view upcoming activities and an...

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Best Wishes for a Blessed Ramadan in Senegal

Best Wishes for a Blessed Ramadan in Senegal

This Friday marks one of the last days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Senegal. During Ramadan, observant Muslims abstain from drinking and eating from sunrise to sunset. In addition, individuals spend this month reflecting on and enacting Islamic tenets,...

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Distributing PPE Face Masks in Rural Senegal

Distributing PPE Face Masks in Rural Senegal

In the face of COVID-19, CREATE! is not only supporting our partner communities but are also helping numerous neighboring villages and towns in the same region. Recently, the Department of Gossas reached out to CREATE! to ask for assistance in purchasing and...

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Strengthening Community Resilience in the Face of COVID-19

Strengthening Community Resilience in the Face of COVID-19

During this uncertain time with COVID-19, many people's daily lives and routines have been turned upside-down. How has this impacted places such as rural Senegal? How are CREATE!'s partner communities adapting to these changes and strengthening community resilience?...

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How Senegal is Fighting COVID-19

How Senegal is Fighting COVID-19

In the face of a worldwide issue, it's amazing to see how our global community is coming together to support each other and take action against COVID-19. Communities that are continents and oceans away from each other are working hard to help their local and global...

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My CREATE! Story: The Inspiring Women of Senegal

My CREATE! Story: The Inspiring Women of Senegal

Recently, CREATE!'s Development Associate, Paulomi Bhattacharyya spent two weeks working in Senegal for the first time. In this week's blog post, she reflects on experiences, moments, and people that have changed her life forever. (Pictured above is Paulomi with Oumy...

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Mboss Installs a Drip Irrigation System

Mboss Installs a Drip Irrigation System

In Senegal, gusts from a northeasterly trade wind are blowing in from the Sahara, relentlessly scattering the dry grains of sand on huts, and sweeping over fires and young crops. This is Harmattan season. Women cover their faces with thin, colorful cloths throughout...

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