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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.

Mission:
GambiaHELP provides health and education resources & seed funding to projects that alleviate poverty and enhance the well-being of people in The Gambia.
Results:
This year we are supporting 60 children, mostly orphans through our Educational Fund, providing books and school supplies to 50 rural schools requesting assistance, and rehabilitating several libraries that were damaged by heavy rains.

We are currently fundraising to renovate a skills center in Banjulinding and build a school (8 classroom block) in Berending.

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11/01/13
GambiaHELP is an organization that has done so much for the people of The Gambia, especially women and children. They continue to help transform the lives of so many people in The Gambia, by supporting projects identified by the communities that would directly benefit them.These projects include but... more »
10/31/13
GambiaHELP is one of the best organizations helping children and women in The Gambia with education and health ,My whole family are volunteers and my employer is a donor... more »
10/31/13
Every person is born with the right to be taught to read and understand the rudiments of scientific understanding. In the developing world this simple dignity is too often denied to women and girls. GambiaHELP puts donations directly into the hands of those who need them most; personally ... more »
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sort and label books for school libraries;
collect books from local donors and schools;
attend a booth at one of our outreach events

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