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Donations

We are extremely grateful to you for your donation, whether large or small. It is our intention that every penny or Dalasi (GMD) goes to the people you intended to receive it, to pay for their fees at The Gambia College and to provide a small monthly stipend.

Donations can be made via Virgin Money Giving. If you are a British tax payer then gift aid can also be claimed. To make a donation, just click on the ‘make a donation’ button and follow the instructions.

The cost of training a teacher currently stands at GMD 6,000 per year for a teacher training for the Early Childhood Development qualification (ECD) or GMD 10,000 for the Primary Teacher Certificate (PTC). Inaddition, a monthly stipend of GMD 1,000 is paid to all students sponsored by SAGT. In GB pounds this amounts to approximately £1000 for the ECD teacher training and £1200 for a PTC student, over the period of the 3 year training course. These amounts can vary depending on the exchange rate. At the time of writing, (June 2017) the exchange rate is GMD56 to the GB pound.