Gamblog Autumn 2018

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Welcome to Autumn 2018 and our update from S4K. Looking back to August 2017’s blog, Sol had just had a new baby named after him. In the blink of an

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Summer 2018 Gamblog

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Firstly, a big thank you to all our sponsors, old and new who made the effort to pay their school fees on time. And to those who were late and explained why; we

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Bonus Gamblog One Love Sponsor Famalam

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When we initially decided to do a Gamblog, it was meant to be short and sweet and regular to keep all our amazing sponsor family in touch with life across the Atlantic. Events

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Gamblog Summer 2018

S4K is celebrating another successful year and sponsorship of your little stars.
Ramadan came earlier this summer. Ramadan Mubarak.
The exact dates of Ramadan change every year because Islam uses a lunar calendar, which means that each month begins with the sighting of a new moon. Because lunar months are shorter than the solar

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S4K Spring is Sprung – Spring 18 Blog

S4K Spring is Sprung
The birds are at it. The dogs are at it. Even the cows who roam the beach are at it.

It is mating time in Gambia so expect an influx of new babies, human and animal by the end of the year! Each morning

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S4K Welcomes you to 2018

S4K New Year’s blog post on GMT, Gambian Maybe Time.
January was a whirl of medical appointments for Ginger and her family. A minimum of 1 appointment a week between December and the end of January. Meanwhile Sol has been working very hard to keep things ticking over in

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Gam Blog ~ Winter 2017

Season’s Greetings S4K Famalam
Brrrrrr HOW COLD IS UK IN DECEMBER?!??! Bit of a culture shock for Ginger, having her first English winter for a long time. In flip flops. In our last blog post, we eluded to family health problems. Ginger’s dad was diagnosed with cancer at the end

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Skoolz Back For Autumn

 
Blog Autumn 2017
And in news from S4K . Our kids are back in school. School term in Gambia starts a few weeks after the UK, but all our charges were back by the end of September. The usual uniform saga continues despite having pre-ordered 100+ uniforms from the

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Orphans

Gamblog: Orphans

 
“The internationally accepted definition of Orphan is a child under the age of 18 who has lost one or both parents”. (Situational Analysis of Orphans and other….Gambia Bureau of Statistics). While this may be contested by some as a modern way of viewing the situation it

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Marathon training aka kids registrations

It is so difficult to imagine what a mammoth task registration of 200 kids involves in a developing country. Aside from time pressure before school closes and Head Teachers head off to their native villages for a well earned break, skoolz4kids have to contend with the flooding, the humidity, the

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