Senegal

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

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 Provides

Medical Care

With a mobile staff of doctors, nurses and a dentist, hundreds of very needy patients can be treated in a single day.

Economic Empowerment

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.