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Tostan (Gambia)

Contact Address:
Tostan
Kololi, Senegambia
Banjul area Head office
PO Box 1740 Banjul
Kanifing Municipality
The Gambia
West Africa

Tel no: +220 4465509 
Fax:              4465509

Email: info@tostan.org

          totstangambia@gmail.com

Information:
The Tostan Gambia Chapter is a registered non-governmental organisation and is a community led non-formal education and community development project which is headquartered and was founded in Senegal in 1991.

It currently operates a Community Empowerment Program (CEP) in 6 African countries and began the program in Gambia in 2007 in partnership with UNICEF in over 150 Upper River Region communities.

CEP is an award winning scheme which is a 3 year, informal human rights education program. Tostan organises group talks and offers training that empowers people to head social change and development programs within their local urban and rural communities.

The institutions ultimate aim is to meet the UN Millennium Development Goals. These are tackling issues related to poverty & hunger, primary education, gender equality & empowering women, maternal health, child mortality, HIV / Aids, malaria & disease, environmental sustainability and global partnership.

Donors:
anti-slavery
Comunidad de Madrid
Nike Foundation
Radio Sweden Foundation
Sida
Sigrid Rausing Trust
Skoll Foundation
Svenska Postkod Lotteriet
The Caleb Group
The Greenbaum Foundation
The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation
UNFPA
UNICEF
   and thousands of private individuals contributions.

Mission Statement:
"Tostan's mission is to empower African communities to bring about sustainable development and positive social transformation based on respect for human rights."

Branches:
Djibouti
Guinea Conakry
Guinea-Bissau
Mali
Mauritania
Senegal
Somalia

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