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Life Skills NGOs & Charities in Gambia

  Agency For The Development of Women & Children
ADWAC in Kerewan is a Banjul registered NGO that aims to enhance the socio-economic capacity of kids & women in farming communities via life skills training, schools, micro-loans, healthcare, food security etc.

  Child Youth Support & Rural Development Agency
Bundung, Serrekunda & Basse Santa Su
CYSARDA is a grassroots non-governmental aid organisation focused on the upper river region involved in rural development of nursery schools, family planning, skills training for women.

  Concept Units Foundation
Serrekunda, Banjul area, Western Region, Kombo
The CUF aid charity works with the young, especially waifs, encouraging self-employment, reliance, early learning & job placements.

  Gambia Association of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Kanifing Municipality, Ksmd, Greater Banjul area
GADHOH is a civil society NGO organisation helping the interests of people with hearing difficulties. Among their activities is providing practical skills training for young deaf women.

  Gambia Organisation For The Visually Impaired
GOVI, among its various activities, has an orientation & daily life skills program for children called Activities of Daily Living or ADLs, such as cooking, getting dressed, bathing etc. to give them greater independent living.

  Home For Children With Learning Disabilities
Hart Foundation, Hart House
At the charity's centre children are taught daily life skills such as personal hygiene, getting dressed & interpersonal communication.

  Institute for Social Reformation & Action
ISRA, in Serrekunda, funds community schemes & education for kids, especially begging street children. Aside from food & clothing aid they are given lessons on how to better manage their personal affairs on daily basis.

  Nova Scotia-Gambia Association
Kanifing South
The NSGA's volunteers work with the local community to enhance life health skills, encourage leadership traits in teenagers and life skills training in schools.

  Wonder Years Centre of Excellence
Manjai Kunda, Hermann Gmeiner Highway
WYCE is a local children's charity which provides basic skills training, healthcare, education & self sufficiency in accordance with government development policy.

  See also Adult Literacy & Numeracy


Above you will find background information details on the list of various civil society organizations (CSOs), their intervention areas, contact addresses, telephone numbers, some emails, faxes & main locations in the Greater Banjul area of the west coast region, Kombo District & up river areas of The Gambia, West Africa.

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