Where We Work

Where We Work

We partner with communities to implement our Community Empowerment Program (CEP) in six African countries – Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, and The Gambia.

6 countries

200k+ direct participants since our founding

2m+ lives impacted since our founding

Where We Work

We partner with communities to implement our Community Empowerment Program (CEP) in six African countries – Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, and The Gambia.

6 countries

200k+ direct participants since our founding

2m+ lives impacted since our founding

Programs

Child Protection Module

The Child Protection Module helps build consensus around human rights and children’s rights while building awareness of the various moral, social, and legal norms that affect children…


Community Development Grants

Community Development Grants are small grants provided to Community Management Committees (CMCs) to help fund community development projects as well as to establish CMC-run microcredit funds…


Peace and Security Project

Our Peace and Security Project works to strengthen and support our proven grassroots strategy of community-led development to improve peace and security in the West African region…


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…

Blog

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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GRANTS – Volunteer-Intern

The Grants Volunteer-Intern position at Tostan’s headquarters in Dakar, Senegal, provides opportunities for understanding how a Human Rights-based...

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