1. Senegal Good-byes After Two Years

    During my service as a Small Enterprise Development (SED) Volunteer in Kaffrine, Senegal I taught a weekly bussines class at a local vocational school for young women.  My course, which I taught in French and Wolof in conjunction with my Senegalese counterpart, was a nice addition to their curriculum and a great way to get to know some amazing young women.  Here I am at the end of my service saying good-bye to them.

  2. Senegal Wedding Entrance in Senegal

    The moment a woman enters her husband's house as a new bride is joyful and a huge step in Senegal.  They are greated by their new family and the women put down cloth in front of her to lead the way to her new home.  Her a close friend of mine, all dressed up for the day, enters her husband's home for the first time as his new wife.  After this a day of eating and celebrating began!

  3. Senegal Baby Naming Ceremony in Senegal

    Near the end of my service a young woman that I was close to had her first child.  Her her sister-in-law sits with the new born and the family elders during the naming ceremony.  I really saw this girl become a woman during my service and enjoyed seeing her grow!

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.