Category Archives: Senegal – Pikine

Health Care

October 12, 2011 / admin / Senegal - Pikine

Lack of information and resources has lead to many cases of untreated high blood pressure and diabetes in Senegal. This ongoing project provides regular monitoring, treatment, and education of these diseases to the Pikine community, as well as to a community in a fishing village further south in Senegal. This care is provided by a […]

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Malaria Prevention/Mosquito Nets

March 16, 2011 / admin / Senegal - Pikine

In the Pikine section of Dakar, the community based Waranka Organization works to combat malaria by offering insecticide treated mosquito nets to community residents that cannot afford them.   Pikine lies in the highly malarious zone according to the United Nations and Unicef.  This project calls for the funding of 50 nets for families and […]

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Elementary School Expansion

February 11, 2011 / admin / Senegal - Pikine

In the impoverished section of Dakar known as Pikine Guinaw Rail, education of children is underfunded and often absent.  The Waranka Organization is working to provide education to children so they can acquire basic skills, enabling  them to lift themselves and their families out of abject poverty.  Funding is needed to expand the existing L’Ecole […]

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