Dakar and Zhiguinchor

8th – 28th May 2017

The third study visit of the “Mission Responsible” project took place from May 8 to May 28 in Dakar and Zhiguinchor, Senegal.

The group consisted of 7 people: Nikos Papakostas from Inter Alia (Greece), Gabriele Profeta and Gandolfo Sausa from PRISM (Italy), Anh Doan Phuong from SJ Vietnam and 3 local participants from Federation Dimbaya Kagnalen (FDK) – Haby Diallo, Abdoulaye Diouf and Saloum Bodian.

The aim of the study visit was to detect, examine and discuss good practices of youth work in Senegal. This process was realized through three basic activities: a. job shadowing at the hosting organization Federation Dimbaya Kagnalen; b. conducting field research with youth workers, policy makers and local business; c. organizing an event for introducing the “Mission Responsible” project to the local community.

Federation Dimbaya Kagnalen is a child centre for community development operating in Ziguinchor in the Casamance region, Senegal.Its mission is to engage youth to bring positive and lasting change in their local community.

To download the report of the study visit:


For more information on the project and the upcoming activities, visit the Mission Responsible website:


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