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[NIGERIA] Sharing Tostan’s model

[NIGERIA] Sharing Tostan’s model

Tostan first started training partners in Nigeria in 2015. This expanded in 2020 with Tostan pursuing a wider partnership strategy with a range of international, government, religious leaders networks and Civil Society Organization (CSO) networks/stakeholders to...

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[MALI] International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

[MALI] International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

Tostan participates today in the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula in Mali, in the region of Koulikoro.     Over the past several years, Tostan has enabled hundreds of women in the Koulikoro region suffering from fistula to receive medical treatment...

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[MALI] Towards well-being and dignity for all

[MALI] Towards well-being and dignity for all

Tostan Mali launched local consultations on Tostan's 2030 Strategic Engagement Plan in Bamako.     Aminata Dembélé, in charge of cleaning and cooking at Tostan's national office in Bamako testifies: "My participation in this consultation gives me the feeling...

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[STAFF STORIES] Get to know the Amazing Teams behind our work!

[STAFF STORIES] Get to know the Amazing Teams behind our work!

  Tostan's community successes and achievements over the last three decades have been made possible by Tostan’s incredible staff. It is their dedication and commitment to empowering partner communities that every day advances Tostan’s vision of dignity for all....

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[SENEGAL] Marième Bamba, an award-winning woman leader

[SENEGAL] Marième Bamba, an award-winning woman leader

  THROWBACK TO 2022 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY   Marième Bamba is a woman in her fifties from Soudiane, a village located in the department of Fatick in Senegal. She is a very dynamic woman and mother of four children who used to work in agriculture and trade...

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[THE GAMBIA] Tostan’s celebrating 30 years in Basse

[THE GAMBIA] Tostan’s celebrating 30 years in Basse

  Today Tostan in The Gambia commemorated Tostan's 30 years anniversary in our offices in Basse!   This was witnessed by partner communities in URR and CRR, but also Social Mobilization Agents, women leaders, district and technnical advisers community...

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[SENEGAL] Women of Tostan: Penda’s Voice of Change

[SENEGAL] Women of Tostan: Penda’s Voice of Change

    During the month of March, we’re continually inspired and impressed by the Women of Tostan. From our Tostan staff leaders to the women who have participated in our CEP and have become leaders in their community. They’ve found their voice and use it...

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[SENEGAL] The Awe-Inspiring Women of Tostan

[SENEGAL] The Awe-Inspiring Women of Tostan

    Time to get inspired! From our staff to our program participants, every Tostan Woman is an inspiration to us as they work to help the people around them and strive for a better life. That’s why we’re celebrating the Women of Tostan. During the month of...

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[SENEGAL] Tostan and the Reinforcement of Parental Practices

[SENEGAL] Tostan and the Reinforcement of Parental Practices

  This Wednesday, February 23, 2022, under the presidency of the administrative and local authorities, Tostan launches the Reinforcement of Parental Practices, project funded by Bezos Family Foundation and VROOM in the department of Medina Yoro Foulah, in the...

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