Lighthouse Organisation Gambia
In partnership with Universal Tree Ltd
The Lighthouse Organisation Gambia was originally founded and registered as a non-profit and non-political Community based Organisation in The Gambia in 2009 and was established with a mandate to help and support underprivileged children, in supporting them and their families to achieve sustainable livelihoods.
The Lighthouse Organisation Gambia (L.O.G.) was founded by Pamodou S. Jallow and is located in New Yundum The Gambia, West Africa close to the Banjul International Airport (G.I.A). The L.O.G. aims to give young people from the surrounding communities the opportunity to gain hands on experience in practical application as well as on theoretical skills in Business and Enterprise, Retail Management, Farming and Trade, Fashions and Design, Bakery, Construction, Carpentry and Building Management Training, providing hands on training with a purpose and most importantly sustainability.
L.O.G. comprises of 13 departments including The Vocational Training and Knowledge Centre, a stationary shop and the Women’s Association and garden community of New Yundum and volunteer workers from Tabakoto.
The Lighthouse Organisation Gambia (LOG), have experienced specialists and technicians from the community who are responsible for department areas including training, motivating and supporting the youths and women.
The Lighthouse Gambia gives young people and disadvantaged individuals the possibility to develop their skills and get a positive direction in their life even if they were inferior to social, financial or other circumstances.
The Lighthouse Organisation have their own land to which training areas allocated for agricultures and mixed farming concepts including experimental cropping and a workshop area for practical applications. The different workshops they offer include carpentry, Fashions and design, tailoring, metal processing and electrical training facilities. All delivered on land and buildings owned by the Lighthouse Organisation Gambia.
The Lighthouse organisation have partnered up with Universal TREE to offer and support more, strengthen our service to deliver more to our communities. Universal Tree Gambia visits the Gambia with her two children see interviews and videos below.
Today Lighthouse Organisation Gambia are in the process of Redevelopment of land and building of a new Early Development Nursery School Centre (EDC) for young children between the ages of 2- 7 years old.