TWBS Dakar-Thiès

Regional Wellbeing Summits


November 29 – December 1, 2023


Dakar and Thiès


Hosted in English & French


Join us for the first African Regional Wellbeing Summit in Dakar and Thiès, Senegal, hosted by Tostan from November 29th to December 1st, 2023.

The Summit will be an opportunity to engage in workshops, panels, and social moments to explore wellbeing, especially for those working in service for community-led development, from diverse African perspectives. Discover themes including mental health and its impacts on wellbeing, the role of religion, youth, and digital health.

Immerse yourself in artistic experiences with traditional song, dance, and art installations. Find out about the global Community of Practice for Community Wellbeing, hosted by Tostan, and how to get involved. The Tostan Training Center in Thiès will be the main venue, offering a glimpse of local Senegalese culture. Come together with us at the first African Regional Wellbeing Summit to strengthen capacities, foster networks, and advance the global wellbeing movement.


“The potential challenge  of a decline in wellbeing is especially relevant  in West Africa, where a  social sector already confronted in recent decades by major issues — in health, education, economic hardship and many others — now faces many new challenges simultaneously – as climate change joins pandemics, challenges to peace and security and the erosion of democracy, and increasing inequality.

Yet West Africa also has many positive aspects and major contributions to make to our world.”


For questions and more information about The Wellbeing Summit Dakar-Thiès, please contact rwsdakar-thies@tostan.org