Cyfeillion Sankwia Friends - supporting sustainable development in Gambia


A   container crammed with materials left Amlwch on the 9th December 2010headed for Felixstowe and thereafter to the Gambian capital (Banjul) where it arrived on the 7th January 2011. For details of the items sent see container manifest

Container and tractor. Mr. Daniel Parry presenting the tractor to our vice chairman ( Mr. Eric Roberts)

A  tractor and a plough  were donated  by Daniel Parry of Bagnol Farm Caravan Site, Trearddur Bay.  We are extremely grateful to him for his  kindness the tractor will have a lasting benefit on the quality of life of many of those living in Sankwia.

Medical Staff Examining some of the donated equipment.

 The medical equipment was donated to the local clinic at Soma. The medical staff were overjoyed and expressed their gratitude. Asthma is common in th Lower River Region of the Gambia, due to the dust,in the winter season. A Senior Nurse expressed great delight when he opened a package containing a nebuliser. When he was informed that there 5 units he was ecstatic.

Our Secretary handing over educational materials to the headmaster of Kani Kunda Lower Basic School (the Primary School serving Sankwia)

Many thanks also to local schools and numerous individuals who donated items. In addition the charity acquired further educational materials in the Gambia, and all these items were presented to the local schools serving Sankwia

Distribution of Children’s clothing

Children’s clothing had been donated by a number of our supporters and these were distributed to families in the greatest need in Sankwia .

A further container was sent out in December 2011 containing again medical supplies and medical beds (no longer considered suitable for hospitals in North Wales) were delivered to the clinic. In addition a state of the art solar powered system was transported.

The containers used in 2010 and 2011 were donated by Mr Delwyn Williams of Anglesey Services. We are extremely grateful to him for his generous gift.

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Cyfeillion Sankwia Friends
Llawr Y Llan, Lon Goch
Amlwch, Ynys Mon LL68 9EN
Tel: 01407 830974