A group of four to six people will travel with Matthieu and Tim for an intensive nine or ten days in Senegal. During that time they will visit workshops and markets in western Senegal, where they can work alongside African jewelers. A single fee covers lodging, food and local transportation.
This sample schedule is subject to change, but presents the general idea.
Day 1 Mbour Walk around the neighborhood, settle in, get acquainted.
Day 2 Saly Workshop demonstrations for small groups, lunch break, workshop demonstrations
Day 3 Fieldtrip Drive to Dakar in the morning then visit local jewelers.
Day 4 Dakar Return to the Artisanal Village for workshop tutorials.
Day 5 Dakar Visit jewelers in the suburb of Pikine.
Day 6 Fieldtrip Drive to Thiés and/or Saint Louis
Day 7 Mbour More time to explore Mbour
Day 8 Dakar Another day to visit friends in Dakar
Day 9 Mbour Shop, pack, go to airport for overnight flight home