Watch the video of POHGEP president Wayne Young welcoming you to the Nema Kunku Nursery School.
Welcome to Nema Kunku Nursery School. The school is for students ages 3 through 6.
The school includes two blocks. The Barbara
Fennessy block (right) has four classrooms. The John Randall block has two
classrooms. Randall and Fennessy are members of England-based Gambia
Link, which provides funding.
children sit six to a table. Posters and other educational materials
fill the classrooms. Mandinka, Fula and Wolof are the first languages
of many of the students. Students are largely taught in English.
sand-filled play area includes swing sets. The bantaba (bantaba means
"meeting place" in Mandinka) is in front of the swing sets.
Ray Browne Bantaba. (Browne, now deceased, was a member of Gambia Link.)
There are four student toilets and one staff toilet. In front of the toilet block is a water spigot. As you saw in the video, we entered the compound through the green gates.
The alphabet and accompanying graphics adorn the compound's fence.