The trust was formed in 2001 after we recognised a real need to help with education in The Gambia. The charity is now run by 6 unpaid Trustees, who donate their time, energy and administration costs freely. All trips to The Gambia are funded entirely by the individual visiting for whatever reason.
We are a small charity supported entirely by donations, fundraising activities and unpaid volunteers. Every penny raised or donated goes directly to the school or project it is intended for. The charity needs to raise £1500 every month in order to fund its projects and maintain its obligations such as buying school resources, paying teachers’ salaries & training, paying for our annual shipping container and maintaining our nursery buildings.
We have recently launched a tree planting project in all our schools, providing both practical and educational benefits.
We were thrilled to be chosen as one of the charities to benefit from Otley Lord Mayor’s charity appeal for 2017-2018. The very ge...