World Vision Senegal: Impact Report 2021 – Senegal
Annual Report 2021 – Senegal
We are extremely pleased to present to you World Vision’s annual report on Senegal for the year 2021 – which demonstrates our contribution to the well-being of children and communities in Senegal despite the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic. colossal, as well as our continued commitment to reaching out to children and impacting their lives.
Since 1984, World Vision has worked in Senegal taking a stand against the despair of vulnerable children, advocating for their well-being and being a voice for the voiceless and a partner for poor and oppressed communities. For 2021, we are proud to have contributed to the following achievements, among many others:
A significant improvement in reading skills: The proportion of children in the CE1 class who have reached at least a minimum level of reading skills has increased from 22% to 34%.
The remarkable progress of the population concerning the declaration of children in the civil status at birth, with the proportion of children, who declared the civil status at birth, increased from 14% to 84%.
A significant improvement in the protective environment for children with the proportion of children who think their community is a safe place increased from 59% to 64%.
A slight decrease in child marriage: The proportion of girls married before the age of 18 decreased from 6.4% to 5.8%.
An improvement in the nutrition of children and newborns, with the proportion of children exclusively breastfed until the age of 6 months, increased from 23% to 55%.
A marked improvement in children’s learning opportunities, with the proportion of adolescents reporting having learning opportunities that can lead to a productive life rising from 42% to 97%.
All of this work would not have been possible without the unconditional support of our partners and donors around the world, and we would like to take this opportunity to thank them. We also take this opportunity to thank all of the frontline workers and leaders of World Vision Senegal, who are working tirelessly to see the results we are showcasing today.
Outlook for 2022
Our ambition for our 2022 financial year is to continue to pool our resources and maximize these achievements in collaboration with the government and all of our various partners. Priorities for FY2022 will be to build on the experience and significant progress in scaling innovation that we have made in recent years and to implement programs that will continue to improve the well-being of Senegalese children as we refine our policies and practices. . Phase 2 of Our World Vision Promise, Going Further Than We Imagined, calls for “Realizing benefits at scale. World Vision Senegal will work alongside communities and the government of Senegal to expand its impact on children, their families and the communities in which they live, while charting a course towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.