All of us

Our Foundation is holding strong partnerships with like-minded persons and organisations. Here, we honor them.

Tina & Tieme Mennink


We owe Tina and Tieme from The Netherlands many acts of kindness: They financed the green roofed waiting room in the middle of our clinic yard. Every month, they contribute to the rice money for the Darra. And anytime, they do vacation in The Gambia the allow our girls a wonderful day at the beach which is priceless. Thank you very much indeed, dear friends Tina & Tieme!

Shine Africa

Logo_Shine Africa

Shine Africa was the first organisation to support our clinic after Fatou Gaye’s idea of a community clinic coupled with a girl’s darra became famous troughout The Gambia. Based in UK, Shine Africa has built four nursery schools in The Gambia and fully supports them. They used to support our clinic mostly with medical stuff. THANK YOU!

Health and Education Gambia (Gesundheit und Bildung Gambia e.V.)

Even though the project concentrates on the North Bank – the most in needing part of our country – in 2019, this association started to support our Foundation as well. Ever since, the association became a very reliable partner in terms of longterm as well as shortterm support. Some of our best achievements are the result of our very trustworthy cooperation.

Bennie Helpt Gambia Foundation

Bennie Ahlers became a friend of The Gambia after chatting with a Gambian barber at his favourite barbershop in Netherlands. Bennie started to ship containers to our country and has been supporting schools, nurseries, clinics and ngo’s with their sponsored contents ever since. Bennie died much too early in 2015. Rest in peace, we will keep you in thankful memory.

Buetzow for Gambia (Bützower für Gambia)

After Monika Thomsen visited Gambia in 1997, she and her fellow Buetzow people decided to improve Gambia’s future by sponsoring a school in Labakoreh: construction, teachers, equipment and many things more. Ever since, the organisation is supporting Labakoreh’s children to grow up with good education and medical treatment. Moreover, Buetzow for Gambia contributes to the payment of our Darra teacher. THANK YOU VERY MUCH INDEED!

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