Welcome to the home of Ridgewood High School's Project Gambia

First established 10 years ago the aim of the project was for students, staff, and members of our local community to travel to The Gambia for a week each year to experience first hand life in a developing country, so that they become aware of their responsibilities as global citizens, develop a respect and appreciation of their own culture, and make a difference to the world in which they live.

However the project has become much more than that.

Working alongside Gambian schools and communities we go beyond 'handouts' to provide the education, support and funding needed for people to become independent, and find a sustainable solution to poverty. In March 2017 we will embarked on our 10th trip as Ridgewood High School's Project Gambia.


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Dates for your Diary


Monday 6th February - Yellow Fever cards and Malaria prescriptions due in

Wednesday 1st March - Final parents meeting and passports due in


Adult Trip - 31st March - 7th April 2017

Group 1 - 1st April - 11th April 2017

Group 2 - 7th April - 14th April 2017



Gambia Weather

2016 Report

PG 2106 Report

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Supporting the installation of a market garden in a local village

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Medical Centre

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Ridgewood High School, Park Road West, Wollaston, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY8 3NQ

Telephone:(01384) 818445
Reg charity number: 1160143