Banjul area HQ
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 4396911
NAYCO Gambia was founded in 1999 as the umbrella organisation
bringing together the various disparate institutions
for the young. The ideas to bring together the various
groups came from leaders of the various NGO youth movements
around the country who were in Brikama Town during the
celebration of the Day of the African Child.
After setting up the National Association of Youth and
Children Organization its members have campaigned and
lobbied for the greater participation of young people
in policy issues that has an affect on the lives.
Their main areas of intervention is assisting youths
the world of work via internships, advocating and workshops
on child welfare and rights, strengthening existing
networks between groups and capacity building.
NAYCO works with various national and international
organisations such as National AIDS Control Programme,
UNICEF, The Child Fund, the Food & Nutrition Agency