Teach. Lead. Liberate.
Teach For Senegal began with an ambitious mission to transform the education system in Senegal. By catalyzing a nationwide movement of impact-driven leaders, we seek to provide access to an excellent education for all children across the country.
WHY WE EXIST
While Senegal has played a leading role in the promotion of global commitments to ensure the right to education, less than half of its citizens are literate, and significant challenges remain in providing quality education for all children.
In Senegal, the socio-economic circumstances that a child is born into determines the type of school they will attend, the quality of life outcomes they will attain as an adult, and the kind of opportunities they pass on to their children.
of Senegalese are below the age of 15
of Senegalese speak French at home even though it's the language of instruction
of children living in rural communities never attend school
of Senegalese children make it to university