Summer 2014

July 20, 2014

Grace, Justine, and Naomi have been spending their service in Pire Goureye, one of the new GC service sites this year. Pire Goureye is a village located…

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July 19, 2014

Micah is our lone representative in the capital city, Dakar. Dakar is a busy metropolis with over one million inhabitants and Micah has had to learn to…

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July 18, 2014

We spent a week visiting students in the south central peanut basin, a hot, sandy region that has felt the powerful strains of intensive peanut production for…

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July 18, 2014

During Study we spent several weeks exploring development and social change. As part of this focus we visited two social change projects, the Beer-Sheba Project and the…

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July 13, 2014

One of our primary partners in Senegal is the Evangelical Baptist Church. During Study Term approximately half of our students are hosted by members of the church…

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July 11, 2014

A visit north took us to the service sites for Ally and Theodore in St. Louis and Katrina and Dominique in Ndonba, a village near Richard Toll….

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July 8, 2014

During study term, we spent one morning at a daara in Thiès. Daaras are Koranic schools and have become a widespread part of community life since the…

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July 5, 2014

Our first service visit this summer was to Grand Mbao where Ben and Christina are living for service term. Grand Mbao has become something of a suburb…

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June 19, 2014

Service !!!

Over the weekend and into the early days of this week students departed for service. Alex and Erin stayed in Thiès where they are serving at the…

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June 11, 2014

On May 22 and 23 we spent time experiencing the arts in Senegal, specifically music and dance. On Thursday we visited the Centre Culturele Blaise Senghor in…

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