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Binta Goudiaby

Binta Goudiaby

Biography

Binta Goudiaby is a Senegambian, Nollywood actress who has accomplished many things. She won Miss Ziginchor in 1998, winning Miss Wow Gambia also in 1998, and Runner-Up for Miss Senegal in 1998. In 2012 she received a NAFCA award for Best Actress of the Year in Nollywood amid the presence of 55 very famous contestants, An American Red Cross Award for her humanitarian work during the Hurricane Katrina Disaster, Crown of Peace in Casamance, Ambassador of Peace of SOS Casamance and an award from the governor of Ziginchor for efforts towards the development and peace. Back in her home country, she was awarded the Governor of Ziguinchor’s price for efforts towards development and peace in Casamance as well as being raised to the Crown of Peace in Casamance. In 2014 the Casamance Association of the DMV awarded her for years of distinguished leadership, valuable time, dedication, and outstanding and generous support to the programs and activities of the Casamance community in America, and in Senegal 2015 a part of the Senegalese community in the United States and around the world awarded her with recognition for her work and involvement in promoting African women, Culture and Arts globally. She is also the CEO of Dijibonket Foundation. Djibonkete is an organization that is helping women achieve their financial independence and orphans, school children in need as well as students, have access to educational resources in the poor rural areas. It provides financial, medical, supply, food, help, as well as education and training.