The Options for Life Ecolign Business Model for developing markets lowers the cost of consumer products, creates income opportunities and protects the environment all at once. Click here to view the 4-minute Ecolign Business Model PowerPoint presentation.
July 2012. It has taken just two weeks for many of the young adults in the Options Senegal young adult economic empowerment program to sell their first inventory of Ecolign cleaning products and reorder more product for resale. In May 2012, US-based Options for Life appointed Senegal Ecolign Services (SES) as the distributor of the […]
Options Senegal invited young adults attending a technical school in Thies to comment on several subjects common to all teens. We posted initial comments on a new blog [with no last names or other contact information]. The purpose is to provide a platform for young Senegalese adults to express themselves and for young adults in […]
FR/EN. Dans la zone de Tivaouane de la Fédération Kajoor-Jankeen de Thiès, deux GIE : And Liguey de Pire et Goorgoorlu de Cherif Lo ont mené un programme d’éducation à l’environnement pour les élèves de trois écoles primaires qui sont Keur Kebe Gallo, KA Fall et Keur Salla Deurguene. Le programme a été coordonné localement avec […]
18FEB2012. El Hadji Alioune Diouf, Directeur, Direction du Commerce Interieur, Ministere du Commerce of Senegal pays an informal visit to Options Senegal — here inspecting a section of the newly installed Ecolign bottling line.
EN/FR. The Options Senegal team was invited to participate in the ChildFund and Kajoor Jankeen Federation annual Christmas party. Two-hundred seventy-five children from the Thiès area received a gift each presented by such dignitaries as Valentin Faye (photo bottom left), the Federation President. Options Sénégal a été convié à la cérémonie de l’arbre de Noel […]
Last week we were in Baol, in the Diourbel region of Senegal. The 140-kilometer drive takes 3 hours if you leave Dakar at 5:00 in the morning and six hours stuck in traffic if you leave any later than that. Baol is considerably smaller than Thiès and Mbour, with a population of approximately 100,000 people […]
Mbour – December 19- 23, 2011. Members of ten community associations met to form Economic Interest Groups (GIE) and for business and life skills training by ChildFund Senegal, Options Senegal and the Fel Yook Federation of Mbour. This group of 50 trainees, the first group out of 100 trainees in this region, were recruited by […]
EN/FR. Kajoor-Janken is the Federation (a group of community associations) in Thies that assisted ChildFund Senegal and Options Senegal in training 75 young adults for employment and entreprenueral opportunities. In the photo, from left to right: Daniel Mbaye, Mobilisateur, Communautaire/Fandeouz Fédération; Ousmane Diaw, Chargé de l’Education et des Jeunes pour la Fédération; Valentin Faye, President de […]
EN/FR. 13Dec2011. The first group of participants in the Options Senegal economic development training program in Thiès are pictured above. 13 DECEMBRE 2011 – Le premier groupe de participants au programme de formation en développement économique organisée par le Options Sénégal sont sur cette photo.
EN/FR. Senegalese model Ndella wears the new Options Senegal T-shirt ‘for the cause.’ Sénégalais mannequin Ndella porte le nouveau t-shirt d’Options Senegal ‘pour la cause.’
EN/FR. 22Nov11. Representatives of ChildFund Senegal and Options Senegal signed an economic empowerment partnership program agreement today in Dakar. Present at the signing for ChildFund were Emile Namesmon-N’Koa, National Director and Agbessi Constant Tchona, Program Director. Present at the signing for Options Senegal were Walter Coddington, Options for Life, LLC Managing Member and Jaryd Kase, […]