Berlin - Dakar

Short journey from September 2011 to November 2011 to Africa, visiting and supporting some projects in Morocco, Senegal, and Guinea-Bissau.

After spending some wonderful weeks in Rabat and Chefchaouen, Morocco, we support the small street cats shelter ADAN in Rabat together with Rachid and Marcos.

On September 28, Yeon flies to Seoul for the promotion of her book on Charity Travel. Kamiel hitch hikes down to Dakar and visits some more projects, like XOSLU.

Originally we planned a larger West-Africa journey - so we hope to hear from you, travelers who did that and are curious about the grassroots projects you found!

Arts&Culture Child Care Environment Food/Farming Sensitizing Sustainability
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Privately operated street cats shelter in central Rabat founded 2005; takes care of dozens of wounded and sick cats. ADAN stands for Association de Défense des Animaux et de la Nature.



The organisation contacts weekly children and youth living in the streets of Dakar, Senegal, dealing with drugs problems and difficult personal histories. Most of them having been sent by their parents ( normally very poor from rural areas) to...


Regional association of about 50 orphan care centers around Kasamance, established in 2003.


Women's agriculture cooperative started in 2000. The organisation also does sensitizing and has their own community radio station.

Contact is via an experienced Spanish NGO worker who knows the organization well, or write them directly at...


Group of young rappers with a vision, fighting poverty and sensitizing the youth through music. They perform at local schools and communities to make the case against begging and drugs, and for cultural development and solidarity....

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