Goals of the Care Foundation The Gambia
The Care Foundation The Gambia (CFTG) is a registered Charity Organization in The Gambia since 2000. The goal of the St. CFTG is the improvement of the living conditions of the people of The Gambia. To give them a good education and good health care and to improve their income in the field of agriculture / garden projects and as well in the setting up of small scale projects especially for women. CFTG is focusing on the village of Jiboro and surrounding villages in the South West of The Gambia close to the boarder of Senegal.
Jiboro is a small village in the Region Kombo East, in West Coast Region of the republic The Gambia in West Africa and has approximately 4000 inhabitants. It is the centre of 5 villages in the near neighbourhood and is situated on appr. 25 kilometres distance of the regional capital Brikama and on 75 kilometres from the capital Banjul. The village primarily consists of farmers who cultivate rice, ground nut, maize, and coos.
The Care Foundation The Gambia was established in 2000 and has both a Dutch committee and a Gambian committee which work closely together on development projects. CFTG was incorporated in 2000 as a charitable organisation under the Companies Act of 1955, nr.155/2000, it is also registered with the Dutch Chamber of Commerce ( K. v. K. ) under number 35150552 in 2001. The Care Foundation The Gambia depends on donations from private individuals and gifts and subsidies from trusts and other organisations.
The Care Foundation The Gambia has already set up the following project:
• A children's sponsorship program. 60 children are sponsored.
• Building a new school kitchen for the Jiboro cycle school.
• Health Care Centre with a dental clinic.
• Nursing courses
• Skill Center.
•Building of a School for Disabled Children
• Jiboro's Women's Garden is set up.
• Contribution of several containers of aid supplies form The Netherlands ( items such as medical equipment, school supplies, second hand clothing.