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baobab youth associations members on clean-up day

The Baobab Youth Development Association organizes young Gambians to clean up their neighborhood on Clean-Up Day, which is the last Saturday of every month from 8 a.m to 1 p.m. The entire nation observes this day. There are restrictions on car movements during clean-up hours.

Wish List 2014

- Latrikunda Upper and Lower Basic Schools
17 students have been selected based on need for 2014-2015 scholarships. $75 per student for the entire year
- Gently-used Clothes Drive
to provide support to the group's volunteers
- 15 meter footbridge construction
they have submitted proposals to two other funders, we are the funder of last resort. We want to fund at least one of the two footbridges
((Details cost estimate. (Excel)) file)
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50 meter footbridge construction
they have submitted proposals to two other funders, we are the funder of last resort. We want to fund at least one of the two footbridges
((Details cost estimate. (Excel)) file)
- Nema Misara Mosque Refurbishment
the group continues to raise most of the needed funds from the community. We stand by in case progress comes to a standstill
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Movie Night
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Boys and Girls Soccer Tournaments
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Annual Ramadan Bread fundraiser

Items sought: working laptop, and projector

Wish List History

2013 - We raised $290 of the $400 sought to contribute about 10% of what was needed to buy the ingredients to execute their Third Annual Ramadan Bakery fundraiser.
((Details cost estimate. (Excel)) - done

2013 - Phillis Wheatley Library - books have arrived and have been cataloged
2013 - Electric Recharging Service - waiting for meter to arrive
2013 - Latrikunda Upper and Lower Basic Schools Scholarships - we provided funds for six students, but we helped provide for seven
2013 - Nema Misara Mosque Refurbishment - in progress
2013 - Signage project - done
2013 - Sought after items: laptop, projector - donated laptop

 

The Baobab Youth Development Association executive committee came to POHGEP president Wayne Young's apartment to discuss plans.


We are seeking funding to build concrete pillars in place of palm tree trunk pillars,which has to be replaced every year.
 
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