The ‘Light up a village’ project and the Kumpo of Kanuma

When Ram Mohan from ComAfrique InteliZon Initiative invited all the bloggers on the #BlogGambia press trip to visit the village of Kanuma to see how solar power was being used there, I thought this would be a great introduction to The Gambia, especially as Ram was organising a Kumpo for us. Continue Reading →

Photographing a Futampaf, a traditional Jola initiation festival

We were invited by the Camarra family to a very important event – the initiation of their sons. This is part of a large Jola festival with Jolas – an ethnic group present in The Gambia, Senegal and Guinea-Bissau – from across The Gambia (and beyond) gathering together. Continue Reading →