Population: 500, It is essentially wolof.
Religion : Muslim
Most Common Business Activities : Raising livestock and agriculture
School Access : There is a Primary School in this village. The nearest Secondary School is about 10 km away. The literacy rate is about 20%.
Health Care Accessibility : There are no health care facilities in this village. The nearest clinic is about 10 km away and the nearest hospital is about 30 km away.
Regional Challenges : The issues facing this community are isolation due to road quality and lack of accessible health care. Access to potable water for domestic needs and for the raising of livestock
Deforestation and the rapid decline of vegetation in the area
A lack of rainfall and lower crop yields as a result
The disintegration of the transmission of existing socio-cultural values
Growth of poverty in the region
Clash of existing social values with the modern world
Recent Community Initiatives: The community recently built a mosque together. The use of renewable energies
The promotion of the local culture (historical events and existing traditions of storytelling….)
Implementation of micro credit projects
Meetings that reinforce capacity-building in several sectors of the village
Ecovillage President: Moussa Dieng
Tel : 77 313 01 08
Autre contact: Lat Dior 77 359 03 50