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Baobab Youth
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traditional bridge footings




BYDA voluteers to paint local place of worship


We have connected with the people in our community, Nema Kunka, but would like to connect and network with a similar organization in the United States,” says Baobab Youth Development Association president Buba Camara.

The Baobab Youth Development Association’s 72 members live in Nema Kunka, an economically-challenged community, south of Banjul, the capital city of The Gambia, West Africa.

2017

- We sponsored 21 Upper and Lower Basic school students, mostly at Latrikunda Upper and Lower Basic Schools
- We sent our fourth barrel of gently-used clothes

2016

- We sponsored 21 Upper and Lower Basic school students, mostly at Latrikunda Upper and Lower Basic Schools
- We sent our third barrel of gently-used clothes

2015

- We sponsored 21 Upper and Lower Basic school students, mostly at Latrikunda Upper and Lower Basic Schools
- We sent our second barrel of gently-used clothes

2014

- We sponsored 17 Latrikunda Upper and Lower Basic School students
- We sent our first barrel of gently-used clothes
- We provided some financial support for the 15 meter footbridge BYDA constructed
- We provide some financial support for the Nema Misara Mosque refurbishment
- Movie Night
- BYDA sponsored a Boys and Girls Soccer Tournaments
- We provide some financial support for their Annual Ramadan Bread fundraiser

2013

- We raised $290 of the $400 sought to contribute Third Annual Ramadan Bakery fundraiser.
- Phillis Wheatley Library - books have arrived and have been cataloged
- Electric Recharging Service - waiting for meter to arrive 
- Latrikunda Upper and Lower Basic Schools Scholarships - we provided funds for six students, but we helped provide for seven - Nema Misara Mosque Refurbishment - in progress
- Signage project - done
- Sought after items: laptop, projector - donated laptop  

 
 
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Bakindik Youth Development Association

ebrima jallow hand young scholar a prize




We have known Ebrima Jallow for five years before actually starting to work with his group. This is our second set of projects on the north bank of the Gambia River.

2017

- We sent our first and second barrel of gently-used clothes
- Provided funds to provide young scholars school supplies



 
 
 
 
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The Gambia National Library Service Authority (GNLSA) serves The Gambia, West Africa as its national and public library.



In March 2012, POHGEP installed the West Africans in Early America Exhibit

In March 2013, POHGEP helped the GNLSA:

 
 
 
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