COVID-19 Emergency Rice Appeal

COVID-19 Emergency Rice Appeal

Since lockdown was announced in The Gambia in March, the team at Kaira Konko have worked day and night distributing over 700 bags of rice to families in Soma and the surrounding rural villages. We will continue with our distributions over the next three months,...
Sheera moves into her new home!

Sheera moves into her new home!

At the beginning of June, we received a request for a helping hand for single mother, Sheera. For the past two years she has been living with her children under a verandah in Soma, selling charcoal to get by. During this time she has been trying to build a house from...
Sitahuma School

Sitahuma School

On their recent trip to The Gambia, KK SAS members visited Sitahuma school. Arriving at lunchtime, they found proceedings held up by a shortage of plates! Sally and John Maylin went straight to the market to buy some more, speeding up the lunch service and allowing...
Help us finish the wall at Jabisa women’s garden

Help us finish the wall at Jabisa women’s garden

Friends of Kaira Konko received a warm welcome when they recently called in at Jabisa School. KK has previously donated food for the school after reports that children were going hungry, so the group were glad to learn that this is now being provided by the...
Main hall gets a makeover

Main hall gets a makeover

The main hall at Kaira Konko, originally built in 1998, is currently undergoing renovation; with rewiring, plastering and a lick of fresh paint now complete, and new windows and air conditioning units on the way. Project manager Lamin Kinteh, and our builder Sori, are...