Senegal

Teeem work in Thiadaye

TEEEM has partnered with Northern Highlands High School and existing organizations in Senegal to increase the help it is able to provide.

About 70 miles from Dakar, Ndiadiane is a very impoverished rural district with limited electricity and other resources for community development.

Life and Death At a Glance in Senegal

BIRTH

A baby in the USA is about 10 times less at risk of dying in childbirth.

LIFE

A worker in the USA lives on a salary that on average is about 30 times greater than that of a worker in Senegal.

DEATH

A person in the USA typically dies about 20 years later than a person in Senegal.

Country

POPULATION

PER CAPITA INCOME

LIFE EXPECTANCY
(In Years)

INFANT MORTALITY RATE
(Live Births)

TOP 5 CAUSES OF DEATH

Senegal

13,108,000

$1,810

61 / 59

51 / 1000

Stroke
Lower Respiratory Infections
Malaria
HIV
Cancer

USA

319,000,000

$51,486

81 / 76

6.9 / 1000

Heart Disease
Cancer
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease
Accidents
Stroke

Young Child being examined by a TEEEM doctor

TEEEM Accomplishments

Medical Care

With a mobile staff of doctors, nurses and a dentist, 1,930 patients were treated in 2017.

Economic Empowerment

TEEEM has provided 120 microloans to women in Senegal. These women have become financially independent and are continuing to grow their businesses.

Food and Education

In 2017, students in the primary school received over 5,000 free meals. Students were motivated to attend school and improve test scores.