Group Volunteering holidays in The Gambia

Working with groups is our speciality! Our accommodation and organisation is tried and tested and can be tailored to any group.

We will work with you to identify the kind of projects you’d like to work on. This could be peer education, physical work, sport, environmental or conservation work, or even a mixture of these. Our local knowledge combined with the skills you know you can bring will mean you can develop an itinerary to suit your group. You can also build in social and cultural activities to balance alongside your community work.  For group planning questionnaire click here

Group leaders can feel comfortable that there are risk assessments available, on-site security, local knowledge and guides – all there to help make the task of leading a trip like this as smooth as possible. Your trip will be fully catered and the level of accommodation is good for a developing country like The Gambia.

Many groups ask us what they can bring – here is a list of suggested items:

Calculators • Scientific calculators • Dictionaries • Geometry sets • A level Maths, chemistry and Physics books. • Pencil cases • Plastic animals • Plastic fruit and veg • School bags • Reading books (suitable for Africa) • Musical instruments – recorders – drums – guitar strings – anything really • Tee shirts • Socks • Baby clothes – including hats and socks • Pens • Colouring pencils and Pencil sharpeners and Erasers • Badges   • Chalk   • Rulers • Colouring books • Pencils • Exercise books • Hair bobbles and clips • Perfume   • Body oil or moisturiser   • Old mobile phones (spread these out in your luggage or you will be expected to pay import duty at the airport) • Memory sticks • Balls • Football shirts or kits • Memory cards • Ear phones • Small speakers • Stencils   • DVD’s of life in the UK • UK key rings • Toothbrushes • Small mirrors   • Small alarm clocks • Mascara and nail varnish for the girls   • Any medical supplies • Any science equipment for schools


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