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Gambia Deployment

Would you like to deliver aid to orphans and widows in person?

Now is your chance! Join Orphans in Need and travel with us to The Gambia for a challenging and rewarding opportunity and give back to vulnerable orphans and widows in person.

Distribute thousands of life-saving food parcels to the needy, visit them in schools, help to cook nutritious meals, and participate in fun activities with our amazing children.

Working on the ground will provide you with the unique opportunity to make a direct impact that alleviates the suffering of orphaned children and widowed mothers.

Together, we can save lives.

Nearly half of all Gambians live below the poverty line, and over 17.5% of children suffer stunted growth and malnourishment.

Working as part of the Orphans in Need family, you will gain an intimate understanding of the struggles orphans and widows are facing in The Gambia and make a real difference in their lives.

Limited spaces are available. Don’t miss out!

To register your interest, fill out the form below. Then sit tight, and we will send you a detailed information pack explaining everything you need to know.

The Details
  • Dates:  9th – 15th July 2024
  • Registration Fee: £600
  • Fundraising Target: £3,500

Register your interest

To register your interest in our deployment to Gambia, please complete the form below. A team member will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

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Anyone over the age of 18 who is looking for a challenge can take part. These events are tough and exhilarating, but they are enormously rewarding.  

Fill in the contact form and an application form will be sent out to you. Please apply as soon as possible as spaces are limited

After registration, an Orphans in Need team member will be in touch with all the details in a wonderful information pack.  

Our team will make your fundraising page and give you tips on how to raise the funds. Your £3500 will be used towards Food Parcels. 1 Food Parcel is £35 which feeds a family of 5. This means you will be providing 100 parcels.  

In July, the average temperature in Gambia is humid and warm, with average temperatures of 28°C, reaching highs of 31°C in the afternoon. The UV levels are high so you’ll need to regularly drink plenty of water and apply sun cream. 

Clothes that are comfortable and loose fitting, preferably cotton or linen. We provide hats for protection against the strong midday sun and we ask you to wear comfortable shoes, such as trainers during field work.