The craftsmen in Baraka do everything necessary to ensure their survival. It is true that these young fathers of families have learned their trades well by their predecessors. Other artisans come from all corners of Senegal, but without professional training, as Gassimou Diallo tells us.
Baraka is a modest and poor neighborhood where the majority of the population is illiterate but there are some intellectuals like those young bachelors who are the pride of the neighborhood yet. Here are two examples of the new Baraka graduates.
Friday 28 October 2016, the population of Baraka has had the honor of receiving the visit of Madam Ambassador of Germany in Senegal Renate Schimkoreit well as Madam Ambassador of Austria Gudenus Carolina. They were accompanied by Mr. Boubacar MANE.
At Baraka, although most young people are not graduates, it does not conflict with their courageous, dignified and workers. We went to meet some of the young electricians of Baraka. Ensuing you read the interview we had with them.
The population of Baraka becomes aware that children’s education is a priority, thus they motivate the children to go to school during the holidays to learn more. The fact that most parents are not educated poses many difficulties in raising children. So to help these children to do better, some kids out of neighborhood who are motivated and committed to the success of Baraka schoolchildren, have embarked on the holiday courses organization.
After you have made the presentation of the old Baraka health center, we took the initiative to make a visit to some residents of the city. Since health is a challenge every day for us, we will try to show you the difficulties experienced by people of Baraka for treatment.
The population of Baraka is mainly composed of families with an average of five people per family. This highlights the precarious conditions in which they live. For lack of space and housing in Baraka, much lives in extreme conditions in abandoned private property. We went to meet them.
The Youth Association for Development of BarakaThe EJDB (Youth Development Agreement Baraka) is an association created July 17, 2014 with a legal status recognized by the state. Our association currently has over one hundred (100) members. With a well-defined program, the association ensures the cleanliness of the area, children’s education by organizing courses to strengthen and vacancy courses. Since Muslims are the majority in Baraka, the EJDB organizes a conference during the month of Ramadan (fasting month of Muslims) to strengthen the solidarity that exists between the inhabitants of Baraka.
Today Blog Baraka Dakar turns three (3) months and it is an honor for us bloggers to see its evolution. We sincerely thank « YOU FOUNDATION » who had the idea of creating this blog and sent us Katharina Leuck, a specialist in this field, to train us for twenty-one (21) days.
While it is true that the mixing of different ethnic groups in a country or community contributes to its cultural wealth, Baraka is particularly well equipped on this level because more than eight (8) races are everywhere. We went to meet some of them.