Living Sustainably

Living Sustainably

Meet Seynabou Konte, a community member in Mboss who is living sustainably in her rural village. From her improved cookstove to her year-round garden, Seynabou has been learning vital skills from CREATE!’s technicians so that she can live and work both...
Community Gardening in Rural Senegal

Community Gardening in Rural Senegal

Imagine supporting a family of seven in the sweltering savanna of rural Senegal… Ndoya Kane, 30, does just this. Ndoya not only provides food for her family regularly from her community garden, but she also generates income in her village of Fass Koffe. As the...
Summer Photo Highlights

Summer Photo Highlights

Many of CREATE!’s partner communities are located in Senegal’s “peanut basin,” an area of the country renowned for its seasonal groundnut cultivation. Each year, over one million metric tons of peanuts are harvested from the region. The majority of the cultivation...
Learning New Skills in Back Samba Dior

Learning New Skills in Back Samba Dior

Fama Fall, 55, of Back Samba Dior, is no stranger to the challenges of living in rural Senegal. She used to spend many hours of the day cooking on a traditional three-stone fire, tending to the pot and constantly feeding in more firewood. To feed her family of five,...
Mboss: Then and Now

Mboss: Then and Now

One of the most gratifying aspects of our work in rural Senegal is getting to see the literal transformation of communities throughout their partnership with CREATE!. Each community has its own unique characteristics, challenges, and advantages, but it’s always...