The village of Banfélé is located about 10 kilometers outside of the urban municipality of Faranah in Guinea. It is in this small village of four households where eight-year-old Karamo Keïta lives. He comes from a family of three children, all of whom are boys. Like many other Guinean communities, Banfélé suffered greatly because of Ebola. Out of the four households, the disease affected three--including Karamo’s.
Washington, DC 1 September 2015 — Tostan, along with former president Bill Clinton, will be awarded the Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights at the University of Connecticut next month. The award is given biennially by UConn’s Thomas J. Dodd Research Center for human rights to recognize a significant effort to advance international justice and human rights around the world.
Workshops at the Tostan Training Center (TTC) are proving to be useful platforms for interactive knowledge sharing, where participants and facilitators can learn from each other, and then bring their learning back to their respective organizations.
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