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Solar power comes to Tujeren Bunkling village in The Gambia

Thanks to the Rotary Club of Boston St. Botolph, another village benefits from solar powered lights.
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Solar power comes to the Gambian village of Karantaba

We are delighted to announce that the village of Karantaba is the latest to benefit from the sustainable initiative, ‘Light up a Village’.
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Group school trips to The Gambia

Did you know The Gambia offers some fantastic opportunities for school visits? Let us tell you more...
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Book your group trip to The Gambia with the specialists

Are you planning a group trip to The Gambia? Whether you are a charity, bird watchers or school there are many benefits of booking your group with us.
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UK father and daughter honoured by the Mayor of Banjul

Last month, Katy and Chris Roberts were made honourary citizens of Banjul in recognition of their charitable work helping deprived children in The Gambia.
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Solar Power comes to Kiang Manduar village in The Gambia

Today we are delighted to share with you some photos from Kiang Manduar village in the Lower River Region, the latest village to benefit from solar powered lighting via our Community Development Fund.
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An exciting new school in The Gambia

Earlier this year the Amadu Bansang Jobarteh School of Music opened its doors to the first of its pupils. During my last trip to The Gambia, I paid them a visit.
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Inspirational Women in The Gambia

On this International Women’s Day I’d like to share the story about some inspiring women in The Gambia.
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Solar power comes to the village of Jafai Kuta

Excitement is in the air when light comes to the village of Jafai Kuta.
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Horizons Trust - Creating Sustainable Healthcare in The Gambia

We take a look at the Horizons Trust, a superb charity initiative hoping to improve the quality of healthcare in The Gambia.
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£3,886 donated to schools in The Gambia

Last month The Gambia Experience’s School Development Fund donated a total of £3,886 to four schools in The Gambia.
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The Brufut Education Project: Food for Thought

We showcase the Brufut Education Project and the incredible initiatives they run in The Gambia.
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School Groups and Travel Agents Visit The Gambia

School children and travel agents enjoying their visits to The Gambia.
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Get out your running shoes and discover The Gambia

Earlier this year, The Gambia Volunteers Trust held the 2nd Bajana International Marathon, an exciting, annual running and cultural festival.
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Photo Essay: Tamala West African Drumming Troupe

Highlighting one aspect of Gambia's wonderful culture.
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4,000 miles, 500 legs, 2 men, 1 van

This morning 500 prosthetic limbs are starting the 4,000 miles journey from the UK to The Gambia.
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Riders for Health, offering healthcare throughout The Gambia

A note from Riders for Health, a charitable organisation ensuring that healthcare workers can reach their patients throughout The Gambia.
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Introducing our first volunteer with People and Places

Pat, our first volunteer is helping small businesses to improve their administration and accountancy skills.
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Project Kaira Konko, Soma, The Gambia

A wonderful example of how someone with drive and a dream can achieve so much for so many people.
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The Jallow Foundation adult literacy projects in The Gambia

The Jallow Foundation is one of the 25 projects that benefited from our 25 year anniversary initiative. Here, Naomi Jallow tells us about the foundation.
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Sponsoring a child in The Gambia

Getting to know Lisa and her family.
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25 years in The Gambia

The 2012-13 season will, remarkably, be our 25th in The Gambia. We reflect on these last 25 years.
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