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Senegal Alumni Dedicate to Help Orphans

Senegal  Volunteers

As student graduate from the Kennedy-Lugar Youth and Exchange Study program, they make a committment to community service in their home communities. In order to fulfill their vow, 20 Senegalese alumni commited to volunteer their time and resources to a local orphanage.

The children home called “Pouponniere des Soeurs Franciscaines” is located in Medina, Dakar. It is home to about 80 orphans, aged 0 to 2 years. in addition to spending valuable time with the infants, YES alumni provided much needed necessities such as milk and diapers.