of calm. Regrettably the levels of poverty have encouraged many of the young to seek their fortune abroad and many embark on hazardous journeys across the ocean in the hope of entering the European Union and
benefiting from its perceived wealth. Unfortunately, for
many, these end in death, disaster or internment.
also increasing concerns regarding talibé street
children who are sent by their parents to Koranic
schools in the hope that it will provide a better,
educated future but most then spend their time begging
on the streets of urban areas such as Dakar and, on
leaving school, their skill set is limited to reciting
the Koran word for word with no other really useful
knowledge or skill set.
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