Senegal: Culture and Service

Senegal: Culture and Service

December 26, 2019 – January 10, 2020

Our last day in Senegal

January 9th was our final day in Senegal. It started off with a guest lecture from a woman that works for an NGO called yellitaare. The goal of the NGO is to empower woman. Specifically, combating incision and child marriages. Although these practices do not happen throughout Senegal, they are common in some areas and inContinue reading “Our last day in Senegal”

Toubabs in Touba

Touba was such a unique experience for all of us. Touba is the holy city for the Murids, the biggest brotherhood in Senegal. The girls soon found out that we were not as prepared as we thought we were. We were under the impression that we just had to cover our hair but we soonContinue reading “Toubabs in Touba”

O Good Food

Our entire trip in Senegal has been cautiously led by the brilliant SIT members and our professors, today however, we were set free to roam the city of Dakar to our own devices. While the others decided to go further downtown before choosing a restaurant, Katie, Rachel, and I (Samantha) walked to the marvelous O’GoodContinue reading “O Good Food”

Best Photos!!

Coming soon! Every student will post 2 photos (or more) — it can be something or someone that was meaningful to them, beautiful, surprising… They’ll add captions to explain briefly why they chose the photos. I can’t wait to see what’s coming!! Laurence

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