Senegal

Senegal

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Senegal

2011 Served in Pikane Senegal Partner Host- Africulturban Worked with Street Schools / teens and middle school students Service Project: Purchased and assisted in installing two water purification systems one at a community center and one at a local school. 9 students school fees were met as well as seed money was donated for a start up program at Mame Yelli Badine Junior High   History Archaeological findings throughout the area indicate that Senegal was inhabited in prehistoric times. Eastern Senegal was once part of the Empire of Ghana. It was founded by the Tukulor in the middle valley of the Senegal River. Islam, the dominant religion in Senegal, first came to the region in the 11th century. In the 13th and 14th centuries, the area came under the influence...

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