Senegal

Stories from Senegal

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Senegal.

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Nearly 80 Edison students wrote stories in French for elementary students in Senegal and art students at the school illustrated the books.

Over summer vacation, Peace Corps Senegal Volunteer Rachel Wallace observed that school-aged children in her village were frequently watching soap operas or soccer matches on television.

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Ian Thompson, a current Volunteer and Anderson’s son, joined the presentation virtually with about 15 of his students from his Senegalese village of 5,000 people.

Middle school students at State College of Florida Collegiate School (SCFCS) recently got an inside look into the Peace Corps experience.  

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Eric Workpartners with Disabilities

It is seven in the morning and the temperature is already 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the Bakel sun.

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Parker Well Garden

My story begins with discussion on my role as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

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Laura Latrine - Inspecting the rehabilitated latrines 2.jpg

Samba Ndiaye put the finishing touches on the last of 16 new latrines last April. 

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Peace Corps Volunteers help Feed the Future

Imagine a world without hunger...

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Kale Business Camp

Turning roles, norms, and preconceptions on their head, Dieba Thiam escapes the expectations of most women in her hometown in the Tambacounda region. 

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