Village Benefits of Raising Poultry

Village Benefits of Raising Poultry

For most rural villages in Senegal, chicken is only eaten for holidays and special occasions. Not because poultry is specifically saved for holidays, but because of its high price in both money and time. For the community of Darou Diadji, feeding your family poultry...
Celebrating Magal de Touba

Celebrating Magal de Touba

This week, many families in our partner communities will be preparing to make a journey to the holy city of Touba. Women prepare large meals in their favorite cooking pots, while men begin loading mattresses and some belongings onto their donkey-carts. Soon they will...
Cafe Touba in Senegal

Cafe Touba in Senegal

Improved cookstoves can be found in almost any household in CREATE!’s partner communities, but did you know that you can also find improved cookstoves throughout their community gardens as well? These improved cookstoves are used to make café Touba, a popular coffee...
Attaya: Senegalese Tea Culture

Attaya: Senegalese Tea Culture

It’s 4:30pm and the hot desert sun is finally starting to sink lower into the sky, casting long shadows and golden light across the cooperative community garden in the village of Walo. The temperature still hovers around 100 degrees F.  Women chat and laugh with one...