Senegal

I am the only woman to survive the Joola tragedy

It is something that those who didn't experience it will never forget, let alone those of us who did. There were 22 of us rescued by the fishermen, but I was the only woman. It was very, very hard. The night before travelling on the

I want to see more African girls in the water surfing

I grew up with my grandma and I have two brothers and a sister. I come from a long line of fishermen. When we were little we learnt to swim by ourselves because we lived by the sea. We didn’t get swimming lessons or anything like that. We…