Brivonne School

Brivonne School

As noted in the Model school bio, Brivonne school is situated on the site in which Model school originated.
After Turay left the site another man from Sierra Leone attempted to open a school there, and sought our support. My background in criminal justice gives me a second sense when

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How we support schools here in The Gambia

How we support schools here in The Gambia

The list of schools S4K has supported over the years is long. The ones I can remember include:
Brivonne, Serekunda, Marys Foni, Dumbutu, RANB, Jamisa, Jambur, Brikama, Kabafita, Toubakuta, Reach, Strand
Model, Sanchabe, Sualy Jobe, Iri-Du, Yakanu, NemaDay, Special Needs School, New Life, Kerewan
For the first 4 years S4K

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The Sound of the Gambia

The Sound of the Gambia

The sound of the Gambia- sang to the tune of “The sound of the underground” – Girls Aloud.
In the last 24 hours as I write this at 4pm GMT on a Sunday I have a had Mandinka “Griot” wailing outside my window and being one of the sounds of

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Family Life

Family Life

Try and erase everything you know about how your family is composed
Remove nuclear families. Remove calling step children “step”. Remove adopted children as “adopted”. Remove the notion that only your blood sisters and bothers are called your bother and sister. The same applies for aunties and uncles. 
Now imagine

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Getting around Gambian style

Getting around Gambian style

Wherever in the world you are….
If you have money you are laughing when it comes to transportation. Even a little bit of money buys you a clapped out old banger to get you to and from work or to the supermarket. Or mums who drive a 4×4 on the

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