This young Tuareg man had just crossed the harsh Sahara desert from northern Mali to Timbuktu to buy supplies for his family. Then he must make the same arduous trip back.

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Cultural Jambalaya is a photography-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote understanding and respect for all cultures. Cultural Jambalaya aims to celebrate cultural differences -- and similarities -- while benefiting nonprofit organizations and schools. Learn More.

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Cultural Jambalaya was featured on Teaching Traveling, a national education blog

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President Jimmy Carter greets attendees of Cultural Jambalaya’s Fall Event

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Here’s what celebrity Andrew Zimmern has to say about Cultural Jambalaya

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