With no organised system for collecting household waste, the people of Foundiougne use favourite spots to dispose of and forget about their waste. Pigs, goats, dogs and children work their way through the rubbish and what's left, when it becomes unbearable, gets burned and put on the fields - including batteries and other toxic waste.
Lasting Images November 6th 2006 Photos that slipped through
I'm sat in WAAME's office in the suburbs of Dakar, trying to agree final expenses and taking advantage of the high speed internet connection while they discuss budgets amongst themselves in true Senegalese style - I could be here some time !
I've just realised that there are many images of Foundiougne I haven't posted so thought I'd do this one last pictorial blog fro ... read more
Africa » Senegal » Fatick Region » Foundiougne Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more