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Fundraising Breakfast

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We have a fundraising breakfast on Saturday 20th May from 8.30-12.30 at the Retirement Centre, Bayhead. All funds raised will go towards Sgoil Creideamh (Faith School) in The Gambia which is nearing completion of it’s first full academic year. All … Continue reading

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Prayer

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We meet every Tuesday morning, 8am til 8:30 for a time of prayer for the work. It’s in the back of the Broadbay Medical Practice with entry from the BT carpark. All welcome, it would be great to see people … Continue reading

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On-going political Situation

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I am sure you are all aware of the on-going political situation in The Gambia. President Jammeh lost the election in November, has since rejected the results, yesterday the winner, President Barrow was sworn into office in the Gambian Embassy … Continue reading

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Gambia Trip Report (Group 2)

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A group of 14 of us spent a week in the Gambia at the end of November to follow up the earlier group’s work. Basing ourselves at the Kingfisher lodge just 5 minutes’ walk from the village, and Gambian owned, we … Continue reading

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Fundraising Breakfast

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Saturday 16th July, 8.30-12.30, Stornoway Retirement Centre. Sausage, egg and bacon rolls, home baking and much more…all for a donation. All monies go to the work of the Gambia Partnership.

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Nicolson Institute Fundraiser

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A big thanks to The Nicolson Institute staff and pupils who held a fundraiser at the end of term for the Gambia Partnership. A staff v pupils game (won by pupils) and a donation of over 100 football strips for … Continue reading

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Baking Fundraiser

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A huge thanks to Ruth Mackay (and helpers) with the stall which was set up in the Nicolson Institute break times over the last week. Ruth was inspired ‘to contribute something’ here in Lewis which would make a difference and she … Continue reading

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Gambia Pop-Up Shop

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Well, that’s the first part of the Pop Up shop sorted, a bit of tweed, some tie and dye…now we need stock. Any donations welcome, drop in for a tea or a coffee and learn about the work we are … Continue reading

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Child Requiring Sponsorship: Betty Umah

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Child currently requiring sponsorship: Betty Umeh, 15 years old Attends: Methodist academy Betty is a girl we have supported for 3 or 4 years now and she has done very well in also getting into Methodist Academy. She came through … Continue reading

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Child Requiring Sponsorship: Catty Corr

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Child currently requiring sponsorship: Catty Corr, (16 years old) Attends: Methodist Academy Catty is an extremely intelligent girl and is top of her class, she was identified as a young girl who was in desperate need of support as her … Continue reading

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