Diourou (Region of Ziguinchor)
Religion : Muslim (10%), Christian (85%) and Animist (5%)
Most Common Business Activities : Agriculture (fruits and vegetables) and raising chickens.
School Access : There is only a Primary school in Diourou. The Secondary School is 30 km away. The literacy rate is approximately 55%.
Health Care Accessibility : There a small health clinic in the village. It is approximately 30km to the nearest hospital or doctor.
Regional Challenges: A major challenge to this region is unemployment. The high level of unemployment is causing people to leave the village in search of work else where.
Recent Community Initiatives: The community built their small health center, a small maternity clinic and a youth center for boys.
Ecovillage President: Gabriel Fiacre