Even though 90% of the population of Senegal proclaim to be Muslim, animistic beliefs are still very common in rural villages. An animist believes that all earthly objects pocess a soul or spirit.
Altars such as this one are found in many villages, with various sacred fetishes and offerings.
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In most of the villages in this region, there are no washing machines, launderettes or even running water in the homes - the river dounles as their washing machine.