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Contact Address Details:
Rotary Club - Banjul & Fajara
Website: www.rotaryclub.gm
Head office
P.O. Box 1140 Banjul
Kairaba Hotel, Senegambia Strip

Fajara Rotary
Senegambia Hotel, Kololi
Kanifing Municipality, Ksmd
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 997 66 21 (Secretary)
                    66 11 637 (President)

Email: infobanjul@rotaryclub.gm
 
Branches: 2

Opening Hours:
Meetings are every Wednesday evening from 8 -10pm.

 

Information:
The affiliated Gambian chapter of Rotary Club International (RCI) was founded in Banjul on the 7th of August 1979 with 24 members after receiving its formal charter. The club has in fact been in existence since 1974.

It is a fundraising charitable organisation and registered NGO which focuses on community–based development projects. It also operates an education scholarship program giving 20 scholarships per year to needy and meritorious school students who otherwise might miss out on completing their high school education. The funds for this scheme is raised yearly via the annual sponsored walk.

In collaboration with its partners the Rotary Club regularly participates in Polio-Plus, its Polio immunization campaign.

The club has also engaged in the medical field by supplying the Bansang Hospital with medical equipment such as an auto clave sterilizing unit and Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital with various medical equipment and pharmaceutical drugs.  RC has also provided a 15 passenger minibus to the charity named The Gambia Organisation of the Visually Impaired (GOVI) and has donated  an ambulance to Sulayman Junkung Hospital in Bwiam in 2011 with the collaboration of the Rotary Clubs of Gravenhage Kijkduin in the Netherlands and the Gambian Future Fund.

One of the Banjul Rotarians' biggest achievements, in partnership with the charity Water Aid, has been the construction of just over 90 concrete lined water wells with hand pumps dotted around villages and towns in The Gambia.

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Rotary in 2005, all clubs were asked by Rotary International to undertake a major project in their country or area. In response to this challenge the Rotary Club of Banjul decided to build and fully equip a laboratories complex for the teaching of science and technology. The building facilities includes biology, computer, chemistry, physics and agricultural science labs.  Their partners were the Trust Bank, Africell and Total Gambia Limited.

The Secondary School Science Laboratories Project was conceived with the primary aim of providing a hands-on environment for the garnering of scientific knowledge by secondary school students.
















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