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...

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Sustainable Water Projects

Agriculture is a way of life in rural Senegalese communities. Since farmers depend on agriculture for their income and water to grow their crops, water becomes the source a sustainable future in Senegal. This is the driving force of our sustainable water projects....

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Summer Photo Highlights

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

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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 cooking on a traditional three-stone fire, tending to the pot and constantly feeding in more firewood. To feed her family of five, she had...

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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...

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