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Contact Address Details:
Trust Agency For Rural Development
Gunjur Village
Kombo South, Western Region
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 999 7166
                    448 6313
Fax:             448 6026




Branches: 1

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.

The 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.




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