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Cedar Road Primary School Fundraiser – June 2018.

For the second year children from the Reception Classes from Cedar Road Primary School in Northampton took part in a fundraising day for Penyem. In the morning both classes took part in workshops where they were introduced to what life

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April Visit 2018.

Andy returned to Penyem in April 2018 to finally launch the Malaria Medication Programme. The visit also included a whole village meeting on the Saturday of the trip. The meeting was probably one of the best initiatives taken by NTF

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A few words from Kingswood Students.

Morgan Berry and Ben Porter are two of the students who visited Penyem with Kingswood Secondary Academy in February 2018. Here are their thoughts. Spending this week in Penyem and Gambia has opened my eyes to how little   it takes

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December 2017 Visit.

‘We are proud of you all for your tiring efforts you all demonstrated here in Penyem on the 9th 10th and on the 14th December 2017th.We will ever remember you all. Cheers’. Abdou (aka Ten) Camara, General Administrator NTF. The

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Welcome to Amadou Jallow!

Northampton Trustee Fund would like to welcome Amadou Jallow to our team of voluntary workers in Penyem. We have known Amadou for many years – almost from his school days. He works tirelessly for a number of organisations in The

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New fundraising project for 2017-2018.

In 2014, NTF launched a Health development Programme. This absolutely flew away! Within 4 months of the launch every family in Penyem had been given a mosquito net and the village ambulance had been replaced. Unfortunately, due to the (now)

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April 2017 Visit and Photo Gallery.

April 2017 took us on our group trip to Penyem. Thirteen NTF sponsors left from Manchester Airport on 5 April.  Most of the sponsors came from the brilliant town of Corby! Our mission this time was to visit sponsored families

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December 2016 Update.

2016 has been a very eventful year for NTF. We started the year with hope for the Penyem Village Day Care and Nursery School. During 2015 we had been striving to find a sponsor to allow the cash strapped school

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NTF School Sponsorship Update!

Earlier this year we set out to find sponsorship for seven classrooms at Penyem Daycare and Nursery School at £500 per room. The story is well documented on this website. Basically, without finding sponsors the school would face closure. By

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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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