About Us

The Marlborough Brandt Group MBG was set up in 1981 by a committed group of people living in and around Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK, who responded to the publication of the Brandt Report ‘North ...

Become a Friend

Support us now as a friend Joining MBG as a friend couldn't be easier. Use the drop down to select which level of payment you would like to make, then click on the 'Become a Friend' button, which ...

Experience the REAL Gambia

WGEC runs an annual teachers' study visits to Gunjur, The Gambia and literally hundreds of teachers from Wiltshire and beyond have benefitted personally and professionally from the experience of ...


Vision: To support TARUD to alleviate poverty and hardship faced by the community of Gunjur In 1990 MBG started several development projects in Gunjur and the surrounding area based around health ...

Setting up School Links

Linking schools in Wiltshire (and beyond) with schools in the Gambia is at the heart of what we do at WGEC. For any school that has been involved at any level with school linking, whether with a ...

Small Business Development

In common with many international development agencies the focus of MBG and TARUD's work in Gunjur has focussed on women's development. We have been involved in a women's literacy and numeracy ...

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Become a Member

We are a community based charity making a real difference to the lives of young people in The Gambia and in Wiltshire. Your support as a member is crucial. Without you, MBG would not exist.

By becoming a member at £40 per year (or more if you want) you will be directly contributing to our work, and together we can continue to support our unique partnership link with Gunjur, manage our development programme and sustain the valuable work of WGEC in schools around Wiltshire.  That's just £3.33 a month.

As an MBG member you will receive:

  • Bi-monthly e-newsletter keeping you up to date with our latest news, events, projects and fundraising activities
  • Invitations to our Christmas Party, Annual Lecture and Annual Quiz and any other events throughout the year
  • A copy of our Annual Report
  • Voting rights at our AGM – giving you a say in how we operate

 MBG Membership £40 per year - £10 quarterly payment

  • Become an MBG member by choosing to make a quarterly payment of £10

MBG Membership £40 per year - with option to increase membership rate by adding an additional annual donation

  • Become an MBG member by choosing to make an annual payment of minimum £40 per year
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