From Solihull to The Gambia - how Midland students are helping an African school
Students from The Sixth Form College, Solihull have just returned from a life-enhancing volunteer trip to an impoverished school in The Gambia, for which they have raised more than £6,000.
A group of 19 students joined the college’s Team Gambia project back in February and since then have been fundraising for the Jemus Jungkung Jammeh Memorial Nursery and Lower Basic School in Abuko, near Banjul.
They each had a target to raise £400 with their efforts culminating in a week-long trip to The Gambia in late November.
The students spent every morning at the school during their visit and taught... read more
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