Summer 2010

July 28, 2010

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July 28, 2010

An SST requirement is for each student to prepare a major project that focuses on some aspect of Senegalese culture.  We spent one day hearing short presentations…

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July 28, 2010

Students returned from their service assignments to a conference center (Le Phare de l’Espérance – Beacon of Hope) in Dakar.  The center is situated at the foot…

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July 13, 2010

Andrea, Alysha, Katie, and Kristina are working with an organization called “10,000 Girls” which is headquartered in Kaolack. They spent 2 weeks of their time helping with…

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July 10, 2010

Noah and Josh are located in Segou, a small village 30 km, on a very poor road, south of Kedougou. It is a beautiful mountainous area near…

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July 7, 2010

Rosanna and Lindsay are located in Djilor in the delta region of the River Saloum. It is also the birthplace of Senegal’s first president, Leopold Sedar Senghor….

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July 7, 2010

Mary and Kristen are located at Grand Mbao on the outskirts of Dakar. They work with an organization called “Les Amis de l’Ecole” (Friends of the School)…

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July 7, 2010

Patrick has remained in Thiès for his service assignment, but in doing so has also moved to a new host family.  He has been assigned to Barthimée…

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July 5, 2010

Jeff and Chris are located in Fandéne, a small village just 7 km outside of Thiès.  They live and work with a family that is part of…

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July 3, 2010

Mayra, Olivia, and Aaron work with a Christian mission near Goram, about a 45-minute drive from Thiès. The mission runs a guest house, leadership training center, orphanage,…

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