P.O. Box 480, Banjul
North Bank Rd. NBR
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 9903492
Gambia is a registered non-governmental organisation
which champions a number of causes such as anti-smoking,
substance abuse, illicit drugs trafficking, Aids / HIV,
anti baby abandoning and teen pregnancy.
The organisation was formed after the realisation that
substance abuse and illegal drugs trafficking posed
a detrimental effect on public health and the socio-economic
More recently RAID has carried out the following programs
around The Gambia.
• Providing sensitization
workshops & seminars in schools and among the young
outside school about the scourge of HIV / Aids, tobacco
use, dangers of drug abuse and peddling, the importance
of gaining skills for their livelihood and the general
part youths play in national development.
Training of grass roots community based volunteer workers
on the dangers of illegal drugs, cigarette smoking and
other illegal substances in the community.
• Partnering with the various government ministries
and international, multi-lateral agencies such as the
ministries of health, local government, the Interior,
WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF etc.
• Set up a network
of health workers nationwide supported by transport
• Provide for the creation of
a youth NAM (parliamentarian MP) in the Banjul capital.
• Countrywide advisory and consultation on activities
related to illegal substance abuse.