Awa Thiam

2018 Mandela Washington Fellow, Senegal

YALI Voices Podcast: Senegal’s Awa Thiam Uses Data to Link Farmers with Schools in Need

I want the Lifantou program to be used in all the schools in Senegal and all the farmers to be able to feed their children so it will create a new economic model, so the farmers will have income while they will deliver the food to the school, and the school will have best condition and ready-to-learn condition for all the children.”

– Awa Thiam, 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumna

A woman addresses a team sitting around a table.
Awa discusses plans with her team.

Learn more about how Awa is using GIS to improve farmers’ livelihoods, nutrition, and education in Senegal in this YALI Voices podcast. Read the full transcript of the podcast.

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