Projects - 2017

Information Evening

November 2017
watch this space for further info on forthcoming projects
Our next project dates are 16th November - 23rd November 2017
We already have a team of 9 men & women signed up
If you are interested in going/helping, need more information, then please contact
David Bennie

We are going to Wellingara
Marie’s Nursery School Feb/March 2017
Sinchu Balia Nursery (Jenny & Linda's)
Our building project for November will be at
The Sisters of Mercy (Mother Teresa Order)
Following  the  installation of a Solar Energy Unit with Panels to
enable the pumping of water from their well
we will be connecting the system to use the excess electricity for overnight use i.e. lighting.
This is a really exciting venture for us, and is a big change to
the type of project we have undertaken so far.
Teacher Training updates
IT training for laptops

What can you do? maybe you would like to donate any of the following items for us to send out to Gambia. Pencils, exercise books, Toothbrushes and toothpaste, aspirin, nurofen, plasters, bandages, baby and children's clothing, football /rugby /sports shirts, football boots. We are also recycling old clothing too.
Perhaps you could hold a coffee morning for us?
Or maybe you might like to become a sponsor?
Currently we are seeking sponsorship for
Teacher Training - £100 per year for 3 years
Teacher salaries - £10 per month (commit for 1 year at a time)
New locally made desks @ £30 per desk
Container sponsorship - £100 per sq. cubic metre
          (transporting donated goods to Gambia)

Thanks again for your continuing support.
David Bennie
Gambian Projects Overseas (GPO)

A Charity set up for:
The Advancement of Education in The Gambia, West Africa.

November 2016

Gambia Facebook Page

Project November 2016

Our next trip is November 17th
Our party includes 4 travellers from Norway!!
A father & son + A mother & daughter
Our numbers so far, total 7.
We will be making preparations for the Project work in February 2017 and catching up with various schools and other projects.
David Bennie

Project Team

Wellingara Nursery School

St Mary's Church
Leigh, Kent
Vicar: Rev'd Lionel Kevis
01732 833022

Coffee Stop
Meet up with friends and make new ones over coffee. 10.00 - 11.30 am every Wednesday in the Genner Room, St Marys Church, Leigh.
Tea and cake also available.

Pet Service in the Marquee on the Green
10am on 7th September