Contact Address Details:
Agency For Rural Development
Tel no: +220 999 7166
Take the Kombo Coastal Road heading south from Banjul
for about 27 km from Kololi. Go past Sanyang and
it's at the next village.
Gambian Trust Agency For Rural Development is an NGO which
was established in the village of Gunjur in the year 1998.
Prior to 1998 the rural development agency was named the Forbes
Trust The Gambia.
It was initially founded to manage development
projects for the charity called the Marlborough Brandt Group.
TARUD is a member of TANGO, otherwise known as The Association
of Non-Governmental Organisations. It aims to satisfy the
needs of the local community of Gunjur as well as it immediate
surrounds. This is in the form of initiatives that enhances
economic and social potential. The areas it focuses on are
water and hygiene, nursery childhood development, general
health and earning capacity.
TARUD is administered by a panel of trustees and employs 20
people in project execution and nursery education as well
as around 25 people to run reading projects. It is also happy
to take on volunteers and accepts money from individuals who
want to donate money.