Vital Edge ,in partnership with the TANDANA FOUNDATION has brought literacy training to over 300 DOGON women in 30 villages
In this region there are 160,000 remaining speakers of the local TOMMO SO dialect.
Vital edge has focused a large part of its work on a remote region of MALI which is renowned for its exotic DOGON culture.
VITAL EDGE and The Tandana Foundation created the first TOMMO SO/BAMBERA literacy textbook.
VITAL EDGE designs custom programs to solve basic needs : water, nutrition, education and finance. By combining these solutions , micro-gardens, solar pumps, literacy programs, pre-natal programs, to an established micro-savings group, the cost of delivering the service is reduced and the likelihood of success is multiplied.