Marlborough Knitted Jumpers in Gunjur

knitted-jumpers
Local lady Val Fuller kindly donated 12 hand knitted jumpers to MBG for children in Gunjur. It can get surprisingly chilly at night at this time of year so the brightly coloured jumpers were most welcome.

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Colin Crorkin The Gambia's new Ambassador visits MBG in Marlborough

Guy-Loosmore--Colin-CrokinMBG was privileged to receive a visit from the HM's new Ambassador to The Gambia on Friday 21 March for him to receive a briefing about the background to our partnership with Gunjur and our current work there.

It was also an opportunity for him to meet representatives of Afikaya based in Pewsey who are working in teacher training in the Gambia and a school partnership between a primary school in North London and a community on the North Bank in The Gambia.

Read more: Colin Crorkin The Gambia's new Ambassador visits MBG in Marlborough

Gunjur Diary February 2014 - by Anna Quarendon, MBG Chair

1As I left the office to go away for ten days, the usual questions of "Where are you going?" and "How long are you away for?" were followed up with the equally familiar "And what do you actually DO when you're there?" And so on this, my fourth visit to The Gambia, I thought I would tell those of you who are interested, how my time there was spent. Though each visit shares similarities, each one is different; what you are doing, why you are doing it, who you are doing it with.

Read more: Gunjur Diary February 2014 - by Anna Quarendon, MBG Chair