Life in Leona

Naomi Wright - Senegal


December 13, 2010

“So… what exactly have you been doing in Senegal?”

I’ve heard this question posed in various ways by my parents, teachers, friends. I’ve tried to articulate it several times, and nothing has really done justice to my experience thus far as a Global Citizen Year fellow. So, here’s my answer: a mash up of my day-to-day life in Leona, living with a host family, learning Wolof, and observing the workings of the Millennium Village Project.

Naomi Wright