Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2000
ANBS - Association Nationale des Bouquinistes du Senegal
This description of Abdourahmane Mbengue's work was prepared when Abdourahmane Mbengue was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
By organizing open-air booksellers into a professional association, Abdourahmane Mbengue helps legitimize their trade and makes them aware that they are "social actors" who can play a signigicant role in making education more accessible to people throughout Senegal.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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