Where We're Going
Click here to read a lot about Senegal and here to read about the village of Lambaye. Senegal is the westernmost country on the Eurasian-African Super Continent. With a population of about 13 million and a tropical climate alternating between rainy and dry seasons, the nation covers an area of almost 76 thousand square miles which is about the same area as Kansas with about the same population as Illinois. This history of the country dates back to pre history with various ethnic groups having lived there more than 2,000 years before the pyramids were built. Major industries are fish processing, phosphate mining, fertilizer production, petroleum refining, construction materials, ship construction and repair. Peanuts, sugarcane, cotton, green beans, tomatoes, melons, and mangoes are all important crops for the nation.