GAMBIA HEALTH EDUCATION LIAISON PROJECT (GambiaHELP) Overview
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Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: pack school backpacks for children;
sort and label books for school libraries;
collect books from local donors and schools;
attend a booth at one of our outreach events
Programs: The Library/Book Project: The development and building of libraries in primary and secondary schools throughout rural Gambia;
Women's Empowerment Project is the training of women in cooperatives with marketable skills such a rice milling, cereal banking, sewing and small enterprise development (poultry farming and gardening);
Education Fund is a program to send economically disadvantaged and orphaned boys and girls to school by payment of school fees, clothing, supplies, shoes and a daily lunch.
We are currently fundraising to renovate a skills center in Banjulinding and build a school (8 classroom block) in Berending.