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ABOUT US

ADWAC was set up in September 1996 by Gambians following the closure of Save the Children –USA, an international organization that operated in the NBD for 14 years. ADWAC is a registered non-sectarian, non-partisan development organization that pursues a programme of integrated rural development to bring about sustainable improvement in rural living conditions, with particular emphasis being placed upon the wellbeing of women and children.
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25+ Years of Experiance

Five Regions

Over 35 Volunteers & Hard Workers

ADWAC EU Project Promoting Women's Alternative Livelihoods

The Agency for the Development of women and Children (ADWAC) implemented the EU-funded Project on Climate Resilient and Livelihood Improvement through the rehabilitation of the cold store in Niumi Lamni, training of women smallholder farmers and vegetable growers on climate resilient sustainable agriculture and the provision of seeds for cultivation. The Agency also constructed 500 metre dyke in Albreda to tackle the problem of salt intrusion into the rice fields.

OUR SERVICES

Education and Youth

This sector aims to improve quality education for all children and enhance youth participation and leadership in national development.


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Women's right

Working with experts to promote facts over fear, bringing reliable guidance to parents, caregivers and educators, and partnering with front-line responders to ensure they have the information and resources they need to keep children healthy and...


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Micro-credit

This sector aims at providing access to interest-free small-scale credit for women to improve their economic status through engagement in enterprise development activities.


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Water and Sanitation

This programme focuses on providing portable drinking water for communities both for domestic consumption and for livestock. It involves the construction, installation of solar powered bore hole and tank


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Governance / Advocacy

This is a new development approach in ADWAC that it tries to incorporate in its development activities for the benefit of the beneficiaries.


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Climate Change

ADWAC’s work in climate change focuses on awareness creation, capacity building, promote adaptation of climate resilience techniques, environmental conservation as well as institutional, technical, political, social and economic support to vulnerable...


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Health and development

ADWAC support the national health strategy where women are entitled the right to health information and services as well as affordable and accessible quality health services.


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Our Mission and Objectives

Our Mission and Objectives

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OUR PORTFOLIO

Community Nursery for Propagation of Seedlings

Community Nursery for Propagation of Seedlings

Tree Planting Exercise

Tree Planting Exercise

Improved Stoves Distribution

Improved Stoves Distribution

Durable Prototype Dike

Durable Prototype Dike

Rice Seed Support

Rice Seed Support

Songhai Initiatives Training Centre

Songhai Initiatives Training Centre

Poultry Supported by ADWAC

Poultry Supported by ADWAC

Students sensitization on HIV/AIDS

Students sensitization on HIV/AIDS

Presentation of Prices to Deserving Malaria Control

Presentation of Prices to Deserving Malaria Control

Mass Bed Net Distribution Campaign

Mass Bed Net Distribution Campaign

LLIN Data Verification at Health Facility and Community

LLIN Data Verification at Health Facility and Community

Handing Over of Funds to Women for Purchase of Small Ruminant

Handing Over of Funds to Women for Purchase of Small Ruminant

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Our Intervention Areas

ADWAC adopts a multi-dimensional approach to development that combines efforts to address the immediate practical needs of communities as well as their long term strategic needs. ADWAC adopts a holistic approach to development that uses a variety of interventions to address the social, economic and environmental needs of target constituents. Amongst the key intervention programs include upland and lowland conservation works.

Our Work?

ADWAC works within a multi sectoral framework called the eco-zone approach . Each component part within this multi sectoral framework compliments the efforts of other components. Within this framework, a cross sectoral linkage is forged between the various programme activities to compliment and consolidate each other which together ‘gel’ into a holistic approach to improving the quality of life of women and children. ADWAC’s development activities focus on the following broad program areas

ADWAC

Agency for the Development of Women and Children (ADWAC) Is an organisation that works with communities and partners to sustainably improve the quality of life for women and children living in rural communities by creating access to food, education and healthcare facilities.

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Our Address

Kerewan, Lower Badibou District, North Bank Region, The Gambia

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