Stories from Senegal

Epicenters are Empowerment in Action

December 17, 2019 — Epicenters are Empowerment in Action Imagine being part of an impoverished community dealing with chronic hunger. Imagine having to depend on others to meet your basic needs. What would it feel like to have someone believe in you, and invest in you? What would it feel like to be seen as inherently extraordinary, creative, visionary and hard-working? How would it...

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A Symbol of Leadership for Senegal's Epicenters

October 29, 2019 — A Symbol of Leadership for Senegal's Epicenters by Couna Gueye Diop, Partnership Building and Resource Mobilization Officer, The Hunger Project Senegal Mame Coumba Ndiaye is a leading figure in Koki in both development and politics. She is a 50-year-old married woman and mother of 3 children, including 2 boys and 1 girl, all students at the University. Alphabetized in the...

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