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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Two teams, dressed in mis-matched red and blue jerseys, stood in the middle of the soccer field facing one another – goalie eyeing goalie, with defensive and offensive players falling into line behind one another.

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I have been welcomed with open arms from my friends, crinkle-eyed smiles from my elders, and by the sticky kisses of children who love to poke at my chronic sunburn from the moment I set foot in Boki Diawe, a lovely road village in the northern region of Senegal.

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The sun went down a few hours ago but it’s hot.

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Volunteer Evelyn creates a coloring book series for kids that include themes of gender equity and inclusion.

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Peace Corps Senegal Volunteers have been working for years towards cleaning this country through waste-removal projects.

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Local Language and Community Health

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Every weekday at 6:30pm, Volunteer Yi packs her sports bag and heads five minutes down the road to her karate gym.

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