World Education Senegal (WES)





World Education Senegal (WES)

WES uses community radio, advocacy and social mobilization to pursue peace in the armed conflict in Casamance, southern Senegal, which has nearly destroyed the social fabric of affected communities for almost three decades. WES hopes to increase dialogue among community members and with the opposition factions, ultimately achieving lasting peace.


Community Radio in Kolda

Purpose: To enhance civic engagement and participation of rural dwellers in local governance by installing a community radio; airing programs on peace, citizenship and human rights; and providing technical assistance in radio production and management.

Project Grant Amount $35,000
Total Grants Received $100,000
Years Supported 3
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Men, Youth, Women, Farmers and fisherfolk, Refugees and IDPs, People with disabilities