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Total population (millions)11.1
Life expectancy at birth (years)55.7
GDP per capita (PPP US$)1,648
Adult literacy rate (% age 15 and above)39.3
Combined primary, secondary and tertiary gross enrolment ratio (%)40

The most recent Human Development Report ranks Senegal at 157, with a low human development rating status. The Human Development Index (HDI) value is 0.458 compared to the HDI of the UK, which is 0.939.

WER works in Senegal with African Revival Ministries (ARM), Senegal.

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These are our current projects in SENEGAL:

Street children

WER works in partnership with ARM Senegal to provide day care, food and education to street children in Zinguinchor, southern Senegal.

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The Good Samaritan health clinic

WER supports this project which aims to address the primary health care needs in the community through health promotion and preventative care. The clinic exists for all members of the community, with an emphasis on vulnerable groups such as young children, pregnant women and new mothers.

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The factual information on each of the countries has been published in the United Nations Human Development Report 2005. Please refer to this document for more comprehensive information.

The FCO also provides detailed country profiles, explaining the history and politics of each of the countries. (FCO web site)