Dakar Women’s Group General Meeting

The Dakar Women’s Group will hold their Annual General Meeting for the new term, Sept 2021-June 2022, on Tuesday 28 September 2021. The DWG is a charitable organization that works to improve the well-being of communities in and around Dakar. This is done through charity projects and activities focusing mainly on social welfare, education, women and children, cultural development, and entrepreneurship in these communities. The DWG also provides a networking platform for women from diverse backgrounds while encouraging a meaningful, exciting and an enriched life experience in Senegal. Please contact DWG representatives, Mrs. Zeina Kazem, DWG secretary at +221 706445252 or email at dwgexec@gmail.com if you need additional information.

DWG Newcomer’s Coffee

Dear New and Old Members,

Please find attached an invitation to a Newcomers’ Coffee Morning, to be held at Lulu Cafe on Thursday, August 29th at 10 am. Existing members and newcomers are very welcome, this is a great opportunity to meet some new people and catch up with some old friends after the summer break.

We look forward to seeing you very soon.

Best Regards, 

Membership Team

New Bilingual Program beginning Fall 2019 at Lycee Jean Mermoz


There is a new bilingual program starting this fall at Lycée Jean Mermoz!   The French Ministry of National Education has approved an American International Section to their school in Dakar.  The program is designed to facilitate the integration and reception of foreign Anglophone students into the French educational system and to help them achieve expert language proficiency and develop bi- and pluri- cultural skills through additional teaching in Language Arts, literature and history and geography.

Starting in the 2019/2020 school year, the school will open enrollment to 24 students in grades CP (1st grade), CM1 (4th grade) and 5eme (7th grade.)

If you are interested in learning more about the program, Lycée Jean Mermoz is holding an informational session for American families in Dakar this Thursday, April 11th at 5 :30 pm.   The meeting will take place in the amphitheater at the school.    Please note, admission testing will take place in May and once the classes are full, they are closed.