Where We Work

Senegal

Population: 13,635,927 (July 2014 estimate)
Capital: Dakar
Number of communities currently implementing the CEP: 176
Location of Tostan country coordination office: Thiès
Languages offered in the CEP: Wolof, Serrer, Fulani, Soninké, Mandinka, Diola
Regions we work: Kolda, Kaolack, Sedhiou, Matam, St. Louis, Bakel, Thiès

Partners: Africare, AMANARI, Anti-Slavery International, ARCGI, ASACAS, ASDEC, CAURIS EDUCATION, CEGA, CONAFE, Construye Mundo, CORPS DE LA PAIX & SenGAD, Demnagal am, Départemental des GPF de Bignona, Eau Vive, Entente de Diouloulou, Entente Djiragal de Silick, FANAMBA, FDEA (Femme, Développement, Entreprise en Afrique), Freedom from Hunger, GIE Tambadjiro, Government of Senegal, Malaria No More, Mouvement Associatif de Jeunesse et de Femme, Mutuelles de Crédit, ODCAV de Bignona, Operation Smile, PASTEEF, Path, Plan International, POGV II, RADDHO, RADI, Respect-Belgium, Solar Household Energy, Inc., UNICEF, WORLD VISION.

We are currently implementing the Community Empowerment Program (CEP) in 176 communities in ten regions in Senegal. In addition to the CEP, Senegal is also participating in Tostan’s Peace and Security Project, Prison Project, Community Development Grants Program, and Solar Power! Project. Senegal is also currently hosting the pilot of the Reinforcement of Parental Practices Module and will be the location for the Tostan Training Center to open in 2015. Throughout 2014, Community Management Committees (CMC) in Senegal vaccinated 37,755 children under the age of five, enrolled 811 children in school, organized 3,848 community clean-up days, registered 6,966 children with the civil government, and planted 570 trees.


KEY METRICS

176
number of communities currently implementing the CEP

Senegal

Population: 13,635,927 (July 2014 estimate)
Capital: Dakar
Number of communities currently implementing the CEP: 176
Location of Tostan country coordination office: Thiès
Languages offered in the CEP: Wolof, Serrer, Fulani, Soninké, Mandinka, Diola
Regions we work: Kolda, Kaolack, Sedhiou, Matam, St. Louis, Bakel, Thiès

Partners: Africare, AMANARI, Anti-Slavery International, ARCGI, ASACAS, ASDEC, CAURIS EDUCATION, CEGA, CONAFE, Construye Mundo, CORPS DE LA PAIX & SenGAD, Demnagal am, Départemental des GPF de Bignona, Eau Vive, Entente de Diouloulou, Entente Djiragal de Silick, FANAMBA, FDEA (Femme, Développement, Entreprise en Afrique), Freedom from Hunger, GIE Tambadjiro, Government of Senegal, Malaria No More, Mouvement Associatif de Jeunesse et de Femme, Mutuelles de Crédit, ODCAV de Bignona, Operation Smile, PASTEEF, Path, Plan International, POGV II, RADDHO, RADI, Respect-Belgium, Solar Household Energy, Inc., UNICEF, WORLD VISION.

We are currently implementing the Community Empowerment Program (CEP) in 176 communities in ten regions in Senegal. In addition to the CEP, Senegal is also participating in Tostan’s Peace and Security Project, Prison Project, Community Development Grants Program, and Solar Power! Project. Senegal is also currently hosting the pilot of the Reinforcement of Parental Practices Module and will be the location for the Tostan Training Center to open in 2015. Throughout 2014, Community Management Committees (CMC) in Senegal vaccinated 37,755 children under the age of five, enrolled 811 children in school, organized 3,848 community clean-up days, registered 6,966 children with the civil government, and planted 570 trees.


KEY METRICS

176
number of communities currently implementing the CEP

Programs in Senegal

Solar Power! Project

Our Solar Power! Project launched in 2009 in collaboration with the Barefoot College in India, and it aims to address the issue of limited access to electricity by empowering …


Reinforcement of Parental Practices Module

Our Reinforcement of Parental Practices Module aims to reinforce knowledge gained in the Community Empowerment Program that encourages parents and other community members to…


Prison Project

The Prison Project aims to help detainees reintegrate back into their communities through participation in a modified version of the Community Empowerment Program…

Stories from Senegal

GRANTS – Project Officer

Organization Overview Tostan is a US 501(c)(3) organization that was founded in Senegal in 1991 in order to educate and empower Africans who have...

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