SENEGAL Health in the schools of Mbour Ngaparou and Somone

The school health project was born in 2017 and integrates the health culture project activated between 2007 and 2014. In Senegal some chronic diseases are present in schools: asthma, nutritional, infectious, cardiological, neurological and hematological diseases. It is difficult to have access to specialist doctors so diseases are diagnosed late and followed irregularly. This, in addition to the increase in infant mortality, creates absenteeism and poor school performance. The program planned the visit of about 1000 students from the following schools: Jamm la Paix and the high school in La Somone, the boarding school and the high school in Ngaparou. …

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SENEGAL Digging wells in the villages near Mbour

For years the activity of building water wells has continued, initially with the support of the non-profit organization Un puit pour la vie and subsequently with the One Love association. The objective is to improve the quality of life in many villages and involve local communities in the management, maintenance and control of water resources. In Senegal, water scarcity is still a cause of infant mortality and  gastrointestinal diseases, and creates difficulties for agricultural cultivation and all domestic uses. Near the rapidly expanding city of Mbour there are still settlements with little access to clean water, persons have to go …

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Come Noi Comme nous Senegal and AICU

Come Noi projects in Senegal are managed by the Comme Nous Senegal association, with our financial and operational control: some of us are in fact part of the organizing committee. Comme Nous Senegal is a non-profit organization founded in 2017 by Dr. Niang, pediatrician, Dr. Bassene, general practitioner and our local representative Ibou Diouf, professor and President. Comme Nous Senegal has its own statute and its own organizational structure which makes it autonomous in its work. The headquarters is in La Somone at the “Jamm la Paix” school directed by President Ibou Diouf. Currently the management of Comme Nous Senegal …

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