Marie Madeleine Mendy is a native of Guinea-Bissau and had her childhood there. She joined Senegal in the Ziguinchor Region for her school education and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Administrative Management at the Higher Institute of Management (ISM) Ziguinchor in 2015 before embarking on entrepreneurship in 2017. She was selected for training in the YALI program. Marie Madeleine was also part of an association called “FRIENDS OF THE PRISON” in the Ziguinchor Region. She discovered CorpsAfrica and decided to commit to a volunteer mission once again, to serve her nation and participate in the development of the country. She also hopes to acquire knowledge and gain experience both in social and professional life by interacting with rural populations.