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Celebrating Tabaski in Rural Senegal

Celebrating Tabaski in Rural Senegal

Today, July 31st, marks the start of Eid al-Adha, a four-day Islamic festival celebrated worldwide every year. Known as Tabaski in Senegalese Wolof, the festival honors the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son Ishmael, as an act of obedience to God’s command....

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Rehabilitating the Well in Ndiagne Kahone

Rehabilitating the Well in Ndiagne Kahone

Heat radiates off the orange, sandy earth and several acacia trees cast small shadows in the afternoon sun. The desert stretches as far as the eye can see outside of the Ndiagne Kahone, a rural village in the Fatick-Kaolack region of Senegal. Through abundant access...

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CREATE! Stands in Solidarity

CREATE! Stands in Solidarity

Okra in Diabel. Photo by CREATE! Communications Assistant, Fatou Sow. Dear friends of CREATE!, In the current state of affairs in the US, we as an organization and as human beings want to take the time to reflect on our ability as citizens of the world to combat...

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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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