Foundation for the Needy
Greater Banjul area
P.O.Box 2038, Serrekunda
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 753 1313
Foundation for the Needy (SFN) is a registered non-profit
foundation that was founded to serve and aid disaster
struck and socially disadvantaged individuals and families
in deprived communities of The Gambia. It also aims
to create more awareness on child rights and to advocate
for their right to an education.
The SFN foundation was formally established as a community
based charity in 2010. Since its founding, SFN has responded
to a number of disasters and aided victims in such communities.
Their central focus was to provide food aid to deprived
individuals within affected communities which is known
as thee 'Feed the Child Project'. Over time, the foundation's
area of activity grew ecompass various sustainable human
development projects and initiatives within The Gambia
such as 'Shelter For a Child', 'Water for the Kids',
'Educate a Child', 'Gift for Health', and 'Shelter for
Presently, the foundation is helping dozens of families
in the Gambia. Its operations are largely funded by
local donations from private individuals, business sponsors,
and various other grants. The devoted volunteers of
the foundation are the energy behind the philanthropic
work that the foundation provides, who bring their individual
experience to the benefit of the affected families.
It also recieves discounted prices for relief equipment,
logistics, and other aid supplies benefiting from worldwide
Sanna's Foundation has been operating in The Gambia
for many years, and the flagship project is the 'Educate
a Child'. SFN has been supporting and sending many children
to school, who may otherwise have been out in the streets
engaged in many illegal or unlawful activities. The
charity believes that everyone has the right to an education
no matter what their background.
• To serve disaster struck
and socially disadvantaged individuals and families
in the less fortunate communities in the Gambia.
• To educate communities on child slavery,
family planing, illicit drugs, child prostitution and
• To advocate for increased awareness
on child's rights, freedom to express their feelings
and ideas, social rights and promote equality.
• To increase the number of school going children
and carry out Governments efforts towards promoting
Charity Registration No: 2015/C2523