Teeem work in Thiadaye
About 70 miles from Dakar, Thiadaye is a very impoverished rural district with limited electricity and other resources for community development.
Life and Death At a Glance in Senegal
A baby in the USA is about 10 times less at risk of dying in childbirth.
A worker in the USA lives on a salary that on average is about 30 times greater than that of a worker in Senegal.
A person in the USA typically dies about 20 years later than a person in Senegal.
PER CAPITA INCOME
INFANT MORTALITY RATE
TOP 5 CAUSES OF DEATH
61 / 59
51 / 1000
Lower Respiratory Infections
81 / 76
6.9 / 1000
Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease
With a mobile staff of doctors, nurses and a dentist, hundreds of very needy patients can be treated in a single day.
With microloans, women run business cooperatives, and, as in the case of like production, all the enterprises benefit the community.
Food and Education
A whole primary school can be fed for $1 or less per student during the dry season so children can attend school.