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NEW LOCATION! Work on Africa’s smiling coast with past MD staff Linda Lauermann and husband Daniel at House of Skills (HOS), our new partner. Supporting young adults to gain vocational training, HOS aims to make The Gambia more sustainable through education.
Past volunteers will know and remember Linda Lauermann from many years ago when she helped to run our teams in many countries including; Kenya, Sierra Leone, and Uganda . Continuing her work as a missionary, Linda and her husband Daniel moved to The Gambia in 2018 to work for HOS (House of Skills), located in Tanji - a small fishing village. HOS runs a skills training centre for young adults within and from outside the ECG church.
Currently, students are being housed off-site in local Muslim compounds and are facing security issues; girls are being threatened, their faith is weakening and students that have converted from Islam are vulnerable to persecution.
Teams will support the project to build new female and male dormitories onsite with HOS which will accommodate all 70 students.
The Gambia is famous for it's beautiful beaches and thriving tourist industry. In the middle of your 2-week trip, you'll spend a couple of days at Abca's Creek Lodge in Kassagne Village to pause and process some of your experience.
The lodge is a nice place to stay for those who would like to experience the traditional way of living and also see the amazing nature of the inlands.
Some possible trips you might participate in;
The teams in The Gambia have been doing an incredible job. Here are a few of the most recent stories and stats from the projects...
23 Nov - 07 Dec 2020
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13 Mar - 27 Mar 2021
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You only have to give a £150 deposit to your trip contribution upfront.
The contributions listed are a reduced amount, based on the assumption that Gift Aid will be declared.
Orientation days and reunion days are included to help you get the most from your trip.
12 Sep 2020