Archive | May, 2010

Building a school in Dairuharu, Brikama

Earlier in the year we received a letter from clients of The Gambia Experience telling us about a nursery school that they had visited that was in desperate need of assistance. As it happened I was visiting The Gambia myself the following week and took the opportunity to pop into the school. We weren’t exactly […]

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El Parrandon 2010 – fundraising for The Gambia

Let The Children Live seeks to raise money for children in The Gambia and Kenya, and there’s a fundraising party on June 19th at The Latin Corner in Camden Town.

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Stuck in The Gambia because of volcanic ash … and school starts on Monday!

A guest post by Caitlin Phillips-Ennis (age 11) – reproduced with permission of ‘Drumbeat’, the newsletter of the charity Fotga (Friends of the Gambia Association). Dear Drumbeat, This Easter I visited The Gambia for the 3rd time. There were 9 of us – 6 grown ups and 3 kids and we all had rooms next […]

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Santayalla Nursery School Benefit

Just a quick post to say that Jenny Carmel has been in touch from California to mention a benefit that is taking place this coming Monday (17th May) in San Diego. It is being held for Santayalla Nursery School In Kubeneh Village to support a new well with Solar pump, to help implement a food […]

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Football saved my life…

We featured Ian Wiggins’ story on here in the not too distant past – he’d been out to the Gambia with his family, made a host of great friends and pledged to return to hand out dozens of Blackburn shirt to the local football teams (and even the odd Burnley shirt – there’s solidarity for […]

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