VSLA Program Changing Lives

VSLA Program Changing Lives

Sokhna Diop, 32, of Thienaba, has taken part in all of CREATE!’s programs in her village, but says the VSLA program is her favorite. “The VSLA is playing the big role in the community because we all have the opportunity to have credit,” she says. “Many women are...
Life in a New Partner Community

Life in a New Partner Community

We often hear from beneficiaries in our well-established partner communities — but what is it like for those in a new partner community that is just starting out in our programs? This week, we got to speak with Anta Niang, 35, of Back Samba Dior, a village located in...
Eating Local in Fass Koffe

Eating Local in Fass Koffe

Anyone who’s been to a farmer’s market in their community knows the value of being able to buy fresh, locally grown produce from a nearby farm or garden, rather than having to buy fruits and vegetables that have been shipped across the country or grown on industrial...
Making a Difference at Home in Walo

Making a Difference at Home in Walo

“I’m passionate about this project and I decided to join the CREATE! team because there were no jobs in the village, and women used to stay in their houses without anything to do,” says Aminata Diack, age 28, of Walo. In small villages like Walo, it is not...