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News from the Gambia - Oct-Nov 2008

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Pippa and Ian Howard are currently in The Gambia. We hope to bring you a full account when they return. Meanwhile you can follow their activities on the Pageant News Blog, with postings from our Blog Team in The Gambia.

 

Meal at Linda's

Linda Murgatroyd invited Pippa, Ian, Wandifa Saidykhan and some older students to a meal at her house.

See blog post 27 Oct by Lamin Jammeh

Meal at Linda's (1)

 

Meal at Linda's (2)

Meal at Linda's (3)

   


Gunjur Visit

Pippa, Ian and other Pageant members visited Sheik Hatab Memorial Islamic Nursery School.

They then visited the Coastal Marine Biodiversity Project at Gunjur Beach with GEPADG Director Badara Bajo, and went on to visit Sainey and Alhassan's family at Gunjur.

See blog posts 28 Oct by Sainey Darboe
29 Oct by Alhassan Darboe
22 November by Sainey Darboe

Sheik Hatab Islamic Nursery School

Sheik Hatab Islamic Nursery School

Coastal Marine Biodiversity Project

Sainey and Alhassan's family

Coastal Marine Biodiversity Project

Sainey and Alhassan's family

Container arrives late

The container ship took longer to arrive, and there were then paperwork delays. (see news about packing the container) Ian and Pippa have now gone to Bakalarr to deliver items from the container to schools on the North Bank.  See blog post 29 Oct by Frances Boswell

Joan Dobie Painting for Alhassan & Sainey

Pippa's mother, artist Joan Dobie, has done a painting of the River Wey at Tilford in Surrey, specially for Sainey and Alhassan. See blog post 31 Oct by Alhassan Darboe
 

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