Established in 1991, Tostan is an international NGO based in Senegal and currently operating in hundreds of villages in nine countries in Africa. Tostan advocates against FGM on a village level, and engages communities to take concrete actions for health, education, good governance, the environment and economic development. Its Community Empowerment Programme covers democracy and human rights; problem solving; health and hygiene; literacy, math, and management skills.

Grant History

2006-2011: £397,936


Located in: Senegal
Working in: Djibouti, Gambia, Guinea, Mauritania, Senegal, Somalia

Programmes: Women's Rights