Zeinab Koumanthio Diallo is a Peul poet engaged in promoting the culture of her Guinean ethnic group. She has opened a museum in Labé, the town where she was born. Her aim is to preserve the Peul culture.
Instead of selling fruits at the market the members of Netos de Bandim dance group, dance to finance their education. Ector Diógenes Cassamá came up with this brilliant idea 16 years ago of combining traditional dances and education. Since then, his project has worked out and grown bigger and better.
Sayon Bamba, a Guinean singer, decided to start an academy in the capital, Conakry, that helps women who encounter discrimination in the male-dominated music industry.
Mariama Bonso is a cashew producer in Guinea-Bissau. Processing her product at Buwondena Cooperative has allowed her to send her children to school.
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