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Senegal- Counterpart International 2010 Annual Report Online Supplement


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Senegal- Counterpart International 2010 Annual Report Online Supplement

  1. 1. SENEGAL<br />Counterpart International<br />2010 Annual Report<br />Online Supplement<br />
  2. 2. Regular doctor visits prove vital to the continued health of children. Counterpart has helped set up clinics throughout several villages of Senegal that weigh children and track their progress as they develop. If a child is malnourished, the clinic educates the mother and provides much needed micronutrients. <br />© Counterpart International<br />
  3. 3. ThiernoDauda Tall provides deworming medicine to his students. <br />© Counterpart International<br />
  4. 4. With malnutrition rates so high, providing nutrient-rich meals for children under 5 years of age is critical to their development.<br />© Counterpart International<br />
  5. 5. Counterpart International works with local communities to improve agricultural production and productivity. Communities are trained in improved techniques, including pest management, fertilizer application and fishing. Here, men put into practice their newly acquired fishing skills. <br />© Counterpart International<br />
  6. 6. Girls typically carry the burden of collecting water and food during the school day. With developments like school gardens, food storage units and water tanks, hours once spent walking to the nearest well or garden can now be spent in the classroom alongside their peers. <br />© Counterpart International<br />
  7. 7. Pre-school children enjoy their hot stew during lunch.<br />© Counterpart International<br />
  8. 8. Counterpart International provides food to Senegalese schools for their school feeding program: each child receives a hot, nutritious lunch every day at school. These meals combat schoolchildren's hunger, support nutrition through micronutrient-fortified food and improve their concentration in school.<br />© Counterpart International<br />
  9. 9. A mother feeds her infant while attending a maternal health talk led by community health workers. Teaching mothers proper infant and child feeding, the importance of vaccinations and self care during pregnancy will have a significant impact on the next generation. <br />© Counterpart International<br />