Weʼve raised £0 to undertake volunteering work in Gunjar, Gambia a remote town where the average daily income is just 50 pence.
- Gunjur, West Coast Region, Gambia
- International volunteering
- Time left
- Closed on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016
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Education in Gambia isn't free to all. Girls are often denied access to formal education, any money families have is used to support the education of sons.......
A different culture to the one I live in, although it probably isn't that long ago that the UK had a similar culture.
The College I work in wanted to support a group of students to undertake volunteering work overseas, they needed a staff member to support them raise funds and get organised.......... Those that know me won't be surprised to learn that I said I could help... somehow I've been roped into to going as well.
As well as looking after the College's students I will be volunteering in a school, helping with renovation work, delivering some after school activities.
If you can help by selling a football card, raffling a bottle of wine in your work place, making a small donation through this website then I woill be eternally grateful.
I'm more than happy to attend groups and give a short talk on what I'm expecting to do in Gambia and follow up afterwards about what it was like and how I added value in return for a donation.
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Gunjur, West Coast Region, Gambia
Those that know me are unlikely to be surprised I've been roped into this. Traveled lots but this is really a new experience for me, rural, remote, few comforts, different culture. Excited, proud to be involved, expect to be challenged and hope to be of value to the community.
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