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Fantastic Donations! And more…………..

Northampton Trustee Fund and the Villagers of Penyem Village, The Gambia would like to thank the customers and staff (particularly Sarah Darlow Stearn[Evans]) of Spencer Court News, Corby, for their absolutely brilliant donation of £1005.75. Thank you so much! This

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Classroom sponsorship – another update!

It is now September 2016. Back in May, we started searching for sponsors for the classrooms at Penyem Daycare and Nursery School. Without sponsorship, the school faced closure in 2017, when NTF funding ran out. The previous post explains this

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Classroom Sponsorship Update.

In May 2016 we started an appeal for sponsors to contribute £500 per annum to sponsor a classroom in Penyem Day Care and Nursery School. Without your sponsorship the school would face closure in 2017. NTF has already provided £7000

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Focus on Amadou Jallow.

Amadou Jallow is a key worker in Penyem and surrounding area. Although he is not directly appointed by NTF he carries out a huge amount of Voluntary work in support of our work in Penyem. He receives no salary from us

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Penyem Daycare and Nursery School to face closure!

Followers of our work in Penyem will know that over a year ago we took over the full funding of the village Daycare and Nursery School. For the next 12 months we strived to find a sponsor for the school

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April 2016 Visit.

The Butlers made a flying visit to The Gambia in early April 2016. The intention was to have a few days holiday combined with a day or two in Penyem. This was achieved but also some developments were made in

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BBC Look East Covers The Work of NTF

In 2006 BBC Look East covered the work NTF does in Penyem. This short film shows how it all started!   The villagers of Penyem ask me to thank you all!

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Chelsea and Eleanor’s Story

Two former students of The Kingswood School, Corby decided to take on a huge adventure – to live and work in Penyem for a month. Eleanor Springham and Chelsea MacFarlane were no strangers to The Gambia having visited a ‘tourists’

Posted in 2015

A message from Dawda Bojang.

We have worked with Dawda Bojang for many years. He is social worker , community development practitioner, and a football referee in Penyem. We asked him to put into words his observations of NTF activities and involvement in Penyem. Here is

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December 2015 visit to Penyem.

On 8 December 2015 a group of 25 set off to The Gambia. It was a nice mix of old and new! Some had visited the previous year. Some had visited a Kingswood School students a few years before and

Posted in 2015

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