Handy Skills Trainer – Gambia
Are you retired with time on your hands and lots of experience to pass on? Help WEC establish a practical training centre in Sukuta in collaboration with the Evangelical Church of the Gambia.
Come and share your practical skills and experience in a culture which respects older people. Be a role model to young Gambian Christians.
Qualities & Gifts Sought
Ideally retirees with energy and wide experience of life. People with several practical skills and training, wanting to pass those skills on to the next generation.
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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