& Child Care
Brikama Misira HQ
The Gambia, West Africa
Tel no: +220 4483227
The Gambian Women Advancement & Child Care (WACC)
is a pro-poor community based programme in Brikama Misera.
Whenever possible it partners with all associated development
organisations on various projects such as capacity building
Its main objective is to promote agricultural output,
food product range & preservation, develop education
and skills development institutions and to seek out
market distribution avenues for various agro output.
The group is also engaged in the field of early childhood
development and education (ECD), advocacy in issues
such as HIV/Aids, sanitation and hygiene, the promotion
of breast feeding, good governance etc.
These activities are carried out with the ultimate aim
of increasing the standards of living of the poor, reduce
unemployment and illiteracy among the local population
through championing their cause at every available opportunity.
Some of the skills offered by the NGO includes Tie and
Dye workshops, food / jam processing unit, sewing and
other types of livelihood training.
The centre is about 45 km from Banjul.