How Microloans are Supporting Families

How Microloans are Supporting Families

Meet Rokhy Diouf, a dynamic and hardworking mother of four in the village of Back Samba Dior. Before Back Samba Dior got involved with CREATE!’s development programs, Rokhy had to leave the village to find work in Senegal’s capital. “I used to go to Dakar for work,...
A Grassroots Approach to Microlending

A Grassroots Approach to Microlending

How can microlending make a difference in someone’s life? In rural Senegal, access to money-lending associations is limited for remote communities. The external money lenders that do visit the communities often have high-interest rates. This makes it difficult for...
Creating Vibrant Villages Across Rural Senegal

Creating Vibrant Villages Across Rural Senegal

In Senegal, there’s a Wolof proverb: Jangal nit ki napp moo gën di ko may xaalis. Translated, the proverb essentially says, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Here at CREATE!, we believe in long-lasting...