Santankoye is home to about 1,200 people who farm peanuts, millet, and corn. Historically the Pulaar people who comprise the majority of residents in this village have been herders. Like their ancestors, the residents of Santankoye herd cows to sell milk in the nearby city of Kolda and make kossam (cultured milk) for their own consumption. The women of the village are very active, with at least four women’s groups organized to address the needs and well-being of the community’s women and girls. The community will use the proceeds from the sales of their recordings to increase the number of women’s gardens in the community which are used to supplement families’ diets as well as providing a unique source of income to women. There are many female entrepreneurs in Santankoye, and so they will also fund the women’s groups’ micro-lending and micro-enterprise initiatives.