Architect / Construction Engineer – Gambia
Help us to expand a project to empower Gambian youth. WEC's training centre in Sukuta works in collaboration with the Evangelical Church of the Gambia to equip local young people with valuable practical skills.
Bring your architectural and construction skills to help us develop and progress the project. There are other opportunities to serve the local churches with other building plans.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
Architectural or construction work experience. Interest in development work and simple building methods. A love for empowering local Christians to learn more and to grow spiritually.
The Gambia in West Africa is surrounded by Senegal and the Atlantic Ocean. Its area is 10,689 sq kilometres with a population of nearly 1,900,000. The Gambia River flows through the centre of the country and into the Atlantic Ocean. Banjul is the Gambian capital, and the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.
WEC's mission statement: Reaching out together in word and deed to share God’s love in the Gambia.
In the Gambia, WEC international co-operates with different government departments, non-governmental organisations and charitable organisations to support national development efforts and capacity building through its holistic ministries.
WEC international in the Gambia is registered with the government as an NGO (Non-Governmental Organisation) since 1966. We have established different social programmes in order to contribute to the development efforts of the government and other stakeholders. We have projects in agriculture, medical work, education and youth, and literacy.
[source: WEC International website]
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