63% of children in Senegal are enrolled in primary school.
The lack of infrastructure, often in very poor condition, overcrowded classrooms hosts (up to 80 students).
The lack of teaching materials is felt strongly.
Only 38% of students continue their education in secondary schools and in the top 3%.
Children are the first victims of many diseases in Africa.
Malaria is the main scourge.
Malnutrition is still many victims, it is not uncommon to have that one meal a day.
More than 70% of the population is engaged in agriculture and cultivated mainly groundnuts and millet. But the conditions are harsh drought, deforestation accelerating desertification.
Senegal is far from being self-sufficient in food, many products must be imported. The main resources for the operation come from cotton, phosphate minerals and petrochemicals.
The punishment industry and the unemployment rate reached 40% of the workforce. The population reached the suburbs of major cities looking for odd jobs to survive (street vendors, domestic workers, ...)