Teranga Newsletter blog, CIEE Dakar, Senegal - FALL 2015
Students take on Senegal
Experiencing Senegalese religious celebration!
Students with the help of their host families had Senegalese outfits made by local tailors so that they could celebrate Eid.
An agent from ISRA guiding the visit
Example of trial plants!
Field trip to Kedougou to learn about ethnic minorities in Senegal: Kedougou, South East Senegal
Hiking in the Iwol montain to see a minority group living on top the of the mountain. Children hike 45 mins everyday to go to School down the mountain
The beautiful "Dindefello" water falls
Iwol village on top of the mountain: Bedik minority group
Enjoy the view of the landscape!
Niokolo Koba: The national zoo
Community Engagement: Helping a school in their project of having a new building.
Kids from the school enjoying working side by side with CIEE students
Cleaning up and trash picking up before painting the school!
BADED is a CIEE partner for students internships.
Finishing the day and saying goodbye. The kids were very happy for the day!
Senegalese food !
Rural visits: Students spent one week in rural areas throughout Senegal to explore village life compare to city life
Senegalese islam class visited three differente brotherhoods to learn more about them. The professor explaining the history of Mouridism and Touba (the religious city)
Visiting another brotherhood an hour drive from Dakar
Listening to the history of the formation of this brotherhood as well as its city
More exploring and learning! A different brotherhood