Category Archives: Senegal

College Essay: Volunteering in Senegal

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Roderick traveled with us on our high school summer community service program in Senegal in 2011. A current senior at Camden High School in Camden, South Carolina, he will be attending Wofford College in the fall. The essay below, about Continue reading

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Senegal Alumna Honored for Volunteerism

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Izzie Levinson, a 2011 alumna of our high school summer community service program in Senegal, was recently honored for her volunteerism in Jewish Journal’s annual Mensch List. An 11th grader at Oakwood School in Los Angeles, California, Izzie is Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Memories from Senegal

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We recently reconnected with Fiel Sahir, an alumni of our summer community service program in Senegal for high school students. A recipient of one of our Putney Open Door Fund scholarships, Fiel is an Indonesian-American who now studies Classical Guitar

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