Mame Sarr

My name is Mame Diarra Sarr. I live in Senegal and I'm passionate about swimming, cooking, running and traveling. The issues that are most important are Education, environment and women empowerment. My main goals for this year are to discover a new culture and build life-long relationships. As Malcolm X said " The future belongs to those who prepare for it today" so better start accomplishing great things today.


Biscuits and chai

L’odeur du thé me réveillait de ma sieste. Je sors de ma chambre et me rince le visage. Quelques minutes plus tard, je me retrouvais dans l’espace familial entouree de Didi et  Maushi. Accompagné d’un petit nombre de biscuits, on sirotait toute notre chai. Elles échangeaient régulièrement des propos en Marathi dont le sens m'échappe…

25 April, 2020


During our welcome week, we were sent down this road to do a scavenger hunt. We were not allowed to use google maps in order to find the places and we could barely introduce ourselves in Hindi. It was a very challenging adventure to live in my very first week. I remember being so overwhelmed…

11 March, 2020

What I have been doing in India?

What have I been doing in India? Knowing that I have less than 2 months left in country and every time I ask myself this question it truly freaks me out and even more when the question comes from my friends!  What have I been doing in India?  No words will be able to describe…

19 February, 2020

Title: 4 months ago

Four months ago, day for day, I left my family to embark on this journey! I had no idea about what it'll hold for me. I was so anxious about it. Mentally and emotionally, I doubted myself to be able to handle it just fine. I had no clue about the people I'll spend the…

25 December, 2019

How does it feel like to be a fellow?

How does it feel to be like a fellow? How does it feel like to be hosted  by a family that you have never met before? How does it feel like to have host siblings? How does it feel to learn a language and immersing yourself to a new culture? How does it feel? Considering…

30 August, 2019

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