Dakar

July 15, 2015

Ten Facts About Senegal Continued (6 facts in this post)

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In the beginning of my spring semester in Senegal, I opened up my blog with a entry called “10 facts about Senegal,” but I actually only wrote four of them. I planned to write the six other ones along the semester, which I will be doing in this entry. Now that I am thinking about […]

March 12, 2015

Weekend in Dakar

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I started my weekend well. I was at one of the social centers we work with and learning embroidering, which I was pretty horrible at. One of the girls in the center whose name is Oumou taught me… I was doing it right apparently, but not really since I made it too tight.     […]

February 20, 2015

Culture d’Enfance (Internship) and Toubab Dialaw

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Asalam Alekuem everyone! I started my internship two weeks ago and it has been a blessing to work for a non-profit organization called Culture d’Enfance. It was started by a few great women and men who felt the need for the children of Senegal to have access to hobbies and cultural experiences. The main purpose […]

The Senegalese dish Cembu Jen

January 30, 2015

10 Facts about Senegal (Only 4 for this entry)

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Welcome to my blog where I share my experience in Senegal, “La Teranga” or the land of hospitality. I am going to share ten major characteristics of Senegalese life and culture during the semester but for my first post I am only going to share four of them. 1- Islam Senegal has been very much […]