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Engage West Africans with the Gospel

Project #: 113214
Country: Senegal
Dates: August 8, 2017 to December 8, 2017
Length: 123 Days
Team Members: 2 students needed (Male or Female)
Minimum Education: College Freshman
Cost: $3,950.00
(Includes cost of airfare, housing, food, insurance, visa, local transportation. Does not include cost of passport and innoculations)
Job Description:
Come teach ESL, lead an English camp, work with children/youth and other activities that will be lead by the director of the Baptist Center of Grand Yoff. You will be taking Wolof lessons as time allows, and as you progress, you will have more and more opportunities to get out into the Grand Yoff community to prayer walk and engage people outside of the center.

Cultural Information:
Muslims make up about 93-95% of the population of Senegal, so conservative dress should be observed at all times in public.Men need to wear long pants such as jeans or cargo pants.

Geographic Information:
Dakar is the capital city of Senegal, the westernmost tip of Africa. Many Senegalese and other West Africans (and beyond) come to Dakar for studies and/or work. The city continues to grow. The weather is sunny and pleasant November through May. June through October are humid, with the worst two months being September and October.

Available Housing:
Apartment

Health Considerations:
Preventative medicine for Malaria and other vaccinations are strongly recommended for living in Senegal. Also check the CDC website for any recommendations for travel to Senegal: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/senegal.htm The medical coordinator is living in Dakar, and will be available to assist with any medical emergencies. There is a lot of dust in the air, so anyone allergic to dust or has severe asthma would have difficulty working in Dakar.

Please note that if you have ongoing needs or medication management or counseling related to depression, anxiety, PTSD, or sexual abuse, these resources are generally unavailable and you should consider applying at a later time.

Equipment to Bring:
You will receive a packing list