Mrs Ohoven and her daughter Claudia have made another 10-day stay in Senegal from 30 to 7 February 2018
As usual « Blonde Mom » ​​is always with his family in Baraka that is close to his heart during his various visits to Dakar to follow his actions in joy.rps20180221_005215

This time again « Blonde Mom » ​​is in Baraka with partners to please the children of the primary school.
As a reminder, this primary school was recognized by the State of Senegal in 2012 thanks to the support of the YOU FOUNDATION in this case « Blonde Mom ».


The YOU FOUNDATION and its partners first practiced a recreational activity by painting with various drawings of the inside wall of the school with the participation of all elementary school students, teachers and committee members piloting of Baraka.


This activity was made in an atmosphere of celebration, joy and joy !!!


Then gifts were given to the 210 primary school students and 90 children in the Baraka neighborhood to the delight of students, teachers and parents.


All thanked warmly « Blonde Mom »


The children of Baraka celebrate Christmas!

The Christmas tree brings together children in a spirit of conviviality and sharing.
For this Christmas is a magical event in the year. And every child in the world, especially Baraka, is waiting for a gift from his parents or relatives
The people of Baraka have decided to support the actions of « Mama of Blonde » for the youngest in their own way.rps20180117_224759

As a reminder, the YOU Foundation with Mrs. Ambassador Ohoven decided to rebuild the district whose project is called « New Baraka City » to improve the living conditions of the people of Baraka.
The YOU Foundation has decided to support the construction of a nursery school whose work is underway to prevent children from spending all their time playing in the neighborhood away from parental supervision.rps20180117_224739

It is in this sense that the young people of the neighborhood, their friends and parents thought to organize this Christmas tree to please the children of the neighborhood. These young people intend to perpetuate this action because these children deserve to be happy!rps20180117_224721

The animated ceremony had allowed children, parents and friends to spend a warm moment with the « fake » Santa Claus and local artists.
All the children were thrilled and very happy to receive a gift!

The life of an inhabitant of Baraka

Poverty is a theme used to define the misery and lack of means of an individual, which prevent him from satisfying his needs. In underdeveloped countries, especially in Black Africa, most people don´t have enough Food to eat and are unable to take care of themselves when they get sick. This is the case in Baraka, where the population lives in precarious situations.

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Visit of the doctors in Baraka

On the 16th and 17th of November 2016, the population of Baraka was honored to receive Mrs. OHOVEN, her daughter CLAUDIA JERGER and two german doctors accompanied by their HOP87 collaborators. rps20161117_164107

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The consequences of the rainy season and floods in Baraka

As the saying goes « one´s happiness is the misfortune of others ». During the rainy season this maxim came true. When peasants and farmers are waiting for the first rain in suspense during wintertime, others are concerned. At the start of the rainy season, the urban Dakar capital was sleeping with half-closed eyes in certain flood zones. This was also the case for the inhabitants of Baraka. In this article, we will make a rudimentary description of the problems faced by the inhabitants of the city during the rainy season.

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The Tabaski festival in Baraka

The Eid al-Adha or Eid el-Kebir is the most important Muslim feast. It is also called Tabaski in the west and central African countries. According to history, Tabaski commemorates the enslavement of the Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham), who was commanded by God to sacrifice a sheep. This religious festival gives us the opportunity to meet our family members and loved ones. Moreover, it is about sharing and generosity to the poor and needy.

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Holiday courses for students Baraka

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. rps20160830_204750

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The history of the old Baraka health center

Baraka does not have any acces to health structure to promote health and improve the living conditions of its population. This is what leads us today to meet Fatoumata SY, former community health worker from the old Baraka health center, to make the history of the defunct box .

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The education of children in Baraka

The world made a promise to the children 25 ago at the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: « We would do everything in our power to protect and promote their rights to survive and thrive, to learn and grow. » But despite these overall advances to respect the children’s right to education, many children still do not really have access to it. This is also the case for some children in Baraka. Is poverty a reason to deprive children of their right to go to school? We will show you the real facts on the education of children living in Baraka.

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The water situation in Baraka

Every day, the water situation in Baraka is an annoying and tiring matter. Is it possible to live without water? We will show you the harsh reality we live with every day, and how we deal with the water situation in Baraka.

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