Let’s Celebrate 30 Years!!

30 stories have been published in 2021, celebrating the amazing Tostan’s Family. This is a way for us to honor communities and local leaders as well as our teams, partners, networks, donors and anyone who has joined us on this journey.


R. Camara: community development

Fatoumatta Jabbie, an example of leadership

Mah Cissé’s extraordinary success

Rose Diop for community well-being

Mamoudou Baba Aw on the History of Tostan

Penda Mbaye shares her moments at Tostan

M. El Kébir Basse remembers Tostan’s birth

The story of a Tostan Family, The Wheelers

M. Bamba: changes she’s experienced

The symphony of rights–Cody Donahue

Dame Gueye and Community Well-being

Aboubacar and Tostan’s Holistic Approach

J. Lalla-Maharajh on Tostan’s approach

S. Yatassaye, a leader at Tostan’s Seminar

A story of change by Jabou Jawneh

Yussuf Sané, beyond the horizon

Liz, a story from a Tostan Alumni

Scaling deep in Guinea with Mouctar Oularé

Bintou and human rights learning

“Times do change”, perspective on norms

A Breakthrough Book Club

Fanta Diarra, President of rural women

Edrisa, proud coordinator Gambia

Diatou Ndiaye, a passionate supervisor

Ourèye Sall, the story of a former cutter

Jim Greenbaum and his amazing journey

Mustaafa Njaay and his letter to Molly

Will Radke and the story of Tostan dinners

Demba Diawara, an influential Imam


Share your own Tostan story thanks to #Tostan30!