May 2022

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New ‘Sponsor a Child’ Programme is Launched

In May 2022 a new sponsorship programme has been started to support Omega School. The school is a small nursery school in Sinchu Sorrie, Kombo North, which is in the west coast region of The Gambia.

Established in 2015 the school’s aim is to give poorer children in the Sinchu Sorrie area an opportunity to attend school. There are currently 194 children in the school which has 6 classes: Nursery 1 -3 and Grades 1-3. Although children should pay fees to attend the school; for uniform, equipment and stationery many of them cannot afford to.

Sponsoring a child costs £12 a month which pays for school fees, uniform and books. Sponsors receive photos of their sponsor child, termly reports and any letters/cards/pictures etc. which the children give us when we visit.

For more information about the programme and/or if you would like to sponsor a child please email Bev Hodt:

‘Baby Pack’ Project is Extended

Due to the success of the ‘Baby Pack’ project at Sintet the project has now been extended to the health centre at Janjanbureh, a town located in the Central River Region of The Gambia. Many communities here live off grid and in extremely basic conditions.

How can you help?

By making a donation to the project via this website – £10 will provide a ‘baby pack’, consisting of long-sleeve sleep suits, short-sleeve baby suits/vests, nappies, a blanket, socks and a pack of baby wipes.

(100% of any monies donated will be used to support this project. We do not take any money for salaries or administrative costs.)

By donating (new and used): babygrows, vests, socks, nappies, wet wipes, booties, blankets, sleep suits, baby clothes, hats, muslin cloths.

By Knitting or crocheting: Blankets, jackets, jumpers, cardigans, hats and booties.