Assane Diop, born in 1985, had grown up in Mauritania before returning in the 2000s to Senegal, where his father had heralded from Guédé Chantier. He had been a metal welder, plumber, and fisherman before entering into the worlds of associations and in the community life developed around environmental projects.
Demba Ba is a farmer, an agricultural technician and educator highly engaged in agro-ecologie since 2003. He works in his profession in the department of Podor, and had been a municipal councilor of the Guédé Chantier eco-village between 2009 and 2014. While there, he had contributed to the creation and development of eco village concepts.
Mamadou Babacar Diop comes from the ecocommune of Guédé Chantier. He is a student in the English department at the Cheikh Anta Diop University where he obtained his Masters I in 2016, with favorable remarks. He has participated a course in ecovillage development, organized by REDES/NEEDS for Senegalese and American students from City College in New York.
Born in 1987, Mariam Hane grew up at Guédé Chantier and continues to live there. She is a a cook and educator in food preparation. In observing local products (cereals, fruits, vegetables) cultivated in the commune, she had the idea of trying to cook and prepare them differently.