Projects 

Our Aim:

  • That Just Act can become self sufficient and cover thier own running costs

  • That Just Act sources grants from within The Gambia

  • That Just Act Gambia supports applications for grants for specific projects

 

This page will inform you of

 

All these projects were under the auspices of Just Act Gambia 
Some will now be run by Just Act 
Projects current and past

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Peace Corp Jeffrey Malcolm trained members in bee keeping during his tenure in The Gambia.  This is now established but we need support in expanding the number of hives and developing the bye products

A thriving Football Academy provides exercise and interest for young men and women. They meet five evenings a week and take part in local tournaments. We have been fortunate in the past to acquire and ship kit from KitAid.  We always need football boots however! To read more click on the icon

Through the support of Asset we received funding for land for a banana plantation. It functioned for some time However, finding a cost effective way in providing enough water has proved difficult but it has now been identified as an ideal site for developing fish farming and business plans have now been submitted. It will also be planted with the miracle tree, moringa.  To read more click on the icon.

Founder Jane Smith raised funds during the Summer of 2015 by creating garments from the beautiful dashiki material.  She introduced this skill on the island during early 2016 and will develop it during subsequent visits

Victoria Goodall, our secretary, raised funds for the three women's gardens by completing a sponsored swim across the River Gambia in February 2015. Initially for providing new wells the gardens are now being expanded and fenced. To read more click on the icon

Victoria Goodall, our secretary, acquired sponsorship from Aspar Pharmacuetical company for a pilot project to plant beneficial tress in compounds throughout the island, 

THE GREEN TEAM

Just Act members attended training in waste management and returned with a customised three wheeled motorbike for regular waste collection. Riders for Health supported in maintaining the bike

Support Projects
 

Football Academy

PEOPLE!!!  EXPERTISE!!!

ITEMS

  • Football coaching for coaches and teams, both male and female teams

If you feel you are able to help by offering your services for a few days or an extended time please contact us via the Contact Us link. We would be happy to advise/organise on transport and accommodation

  • Football boots all adult sizes, mainly 41-44 for males

    • rubber studs or removable metal studs

    • rubber studs

  • Football jersey set, male and femail

  • training bibs

  • Flat cones

DONATIONS

  • Could you pay for a coach's monthly renumeration?

    • approx. £13 - £15 a month depending on exchange rate

  • Make a general donation for basic funding of 

    • Kit

    • Match/Tournament Fees

To make a donation go to the MAKE A DONATION button on the header and then contact us to specify how you would like us to distribute your donation

THANK YOU!

Tailoring

PEOPLE!!!  EXPERTISE!!!

  • Would you like to share any craft expertise or ideas?

If you feel you are able to help by offering your services for a few days or an extended time please contact us via the Contact Us link. We would be happy to advise/organise on transport and accommodation

ITEMS

  • Hand Singer Sewing machines (Not Jones/ any with long spindle bobbins as we cannot find sufficient bobbins)

  • Slightly rounded bobbins. (Top left) Some of our machines will not take the modern flat bobbins

  • Dressmaking pins

  • Accessories

DONATIONS

Until established we wish to pay

  • a tailor to train others in our workshop @ D1000 a month approx £13

  • a supervisor @ D750, approx £12.50

They should be self sufficient within a year and pay these from their income

To make a donation go to the MAKE A DONATION button on the header and then contact us to specify how you would like us to distribute your donation

THANK YOU!

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