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Local Opportunities in The Gambia

Opportunities in Brikama

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African Information Technology Holding Ltd Annex

The African Information Technology Holding Ltd Annex offers IT training, distributes, repairs and provides maintenance services for electronics. They offer training programs in basic computer through an Advanced Diploma in Information Technology. Note: Applicants for admission into the Institute must be able to speak English and should have completed grade nine (9) or grade twelve (12).

  • Address : 50 Kairaba Avenue Serrekunda Kanifing Municipality, Ksmd PO Box 787, Serrekunda The Gambia, West Africa

Amaanah Training Institute Brikama Annex

Amaanah Training Institute Brikama Annex offers Bachelor's degree and diploma courses in education. Note: for enrollment at the Amanna Training Institute in Brikama, applicants must be able to speak English and have completed grade twelve (12). In some programs, applicants should have at least five (5) credits at WASSCE level.

  • Address : Brikama, Manduar, West Coast Region
  • Contact : 00220-3976737 or 00220-7489180
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Friday 08:30 am - 7:00pm

Gam Solar

Gam-Solar Energy & Engineering Co. Ltd. is a renewable energy company located in The Gambia. The company offers on-the-job training for young people in their area of work and provides guidance and counseling for young people who want to venture into renewal energy.

Gaye Njoro Hair Plus

Gaye Njoro Hair Plus offers training in hair bonding, braiding, plaiting, cornrows, micro braids, lace braids, interlock, design and weave-on using real human hair extensions and lace wigs for women of color. In general, applicants must be adults who are passionate about the course of their choice and will want to pursue a career with it.

  • Address : Brusubi, Roundabout, The Gambia, West Africa
  • Contact : 00220-7788338 or 00220-9956036
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Glory Computer and Hair DesignTraining Institute

Glory Computer and Hair Design Training Institute offers trainings in different areas, including fashion design, hair dressing and information technology. The school is also a partner with Teach a Woman Foundation, which supports young women. The institute admits both grade nine school leavers and school dropouts who are interested in pursuing courses on life skills and computing. Applicants should be able to read and write in English language.

Insight Training Centre SinchuAnnex

Insight Training Centre is a tertiary training institution that offers trainings in information technology, business management, journalism, architecture, hospitality, plumbing, construction, and others. Applicans are required to have at least six credits or five passes including English Language and Mathematics in WASSCE level. Matured students may undergo an entry exam before they are offered admission.

Kairasu Institute For Technology Vocational Skills Centre

Kairasu Institute For Technology Vocational Skills Centre offers information technology courses at certificate and diploma levels. It is a nonprofit organization focused on contributing to sustainable development through initiation of projects. Applicants should have completed grade twelve (12) and can read and write in English.

  • Address : Sanyang Village, Kombo South, West Coast Region
  • Contact : 00220-6575762
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday to Friday: 9am to 8pm

Nurse Assistant Training Centre

Nurse Assistant Training Centre is an institute that seeks to equip high school graduates with nursing knowledge and skills to better participate in primary health care delivery. Graduates of the program are mostly employed to provide home care for the elderly. Trainings are offered to any high school graduate interested in pursuing a certificate in basic nursing skills.

  • Address : MDI Road, Kanifing Opposite GRTS TV
  • Contact : 00220-7377998
  • Email : [email protected]

S and S Institute of Creative Design

S and S Institute of Creative Design offers trainings in tailoring, fashion designing, hair dressing, make-up tutorials, and others. Its annex in Brikama offers extra courses such as sales and marketing, construction, customer service and information technology. Applicants can be grade nine (9) shool leavers or grade twelve (12) graduates. In some programs, such as make-up tutorials, there is no educational requirement for admission.

  • Address : 122 Kombo Sillah Drive Tallinding
  • Contact : 00220-3140568 or 00220-7528346
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

SBEC College

SBEC College offers fast-track and remedial programs for school leavers with deficiencies in English and Mathematics, as well as professional and management courses. The college's UK qualification course can help students a progressive route to top UK Universities. The college offers courses in marketing, public administration, management and others. Applicants must have at least five credits at WASSCE or GCE A levels.

  • Address : Salagi, West Coast Region, PO BOX 2645
    The Gambia, West Africa
  • Contact : 00220-3922014 or 00220-9830582
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Website : www.sbecinternational.gm

Starfish Skills Centre

Starfish Skills Centre empowers Gambian girls by providing them with post-secondary education that focuses on service to humanity while at the same time providing international service-learning opportunities for volunteers. The Center's trainings are targeted at Gambian girls, who are mostly school dropouts or have graduated without a skill.

Suna Institute of Science and Technology

Suna Institute of Science and Technology is a training institution that provides information technology skills. The institute offers courses in computer maintenance, graphic design, database management, operating systems, website design and others. Applicants must have completed grade twelve (12) and can read and write in English language.

TVET Gambia Partners

TVET Gambia Partners is a vocational training institution which provides skills training on capentry, construction, electrical work and plumbing. Applicants must be adults who are passionate about obtaining life skills in carpentry, construction, electrical engineering and plumbing. They can be either grade twelve (12) graduates or school dropouts.

  • Address : Sanyang Village, Kombo South, West Coast Region
  • Contact : 00220-7774747
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Friday 08:30 am - 4:00 pm

Marie Bennet Skills Training Center

Marie Bennet Skills Training Center is a training school for catering services, food hygiene, home science and tie-dye and batik. Applicants must be adults who are passionate about obtaining life skills in catering services. They can be either grade twelve (12) graduates or school dropouts, including graduates from Arabic schools/Daras.

Khamsys Technology Ltd

Khamsys Technology Ltd is a higher education and executive education provider. It offers courses in information technology, innovation, management and leadership, higher education, event management, and others. Applicants should have at least five credits at WASSCE or GCE A levels.

Banutu Business College (BBC)

Banutu Business College (BBC) offers the following courses:
Mathematics and English language, information and communication technology, business management, banking and finance, entrepreneurship, tourism and hospitality. Applicants should have at least five credits at WASSCE level.

The Gambia College

The Gambia College is a tertiary institution that provides trainings to begginers and middle-level personnel in the areas of education, agriculture and health in its four constituent schools. Applicants are required to have at least four credits at WASSCE level. In some programs, a pass in English Language and Mathematics at WASSCE level is accepted.

  • Address : Brikama Nyambai, 144 Brikama, The Gambia
  • Contact : 00220-4484812
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Friday 08:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sterling Consortium (Solar & Satellite)

Sterling Consortium offers a range of training courses in solar power installation, TV installation, alarm systems, graphic design and others. Sterling Consortium caters to school dropouts, thoes without educational qualifications and any graduate who is interested pursuing a skill in solar and satellite installation.

Chamen Technical Training Center

Chamen Technical Training Center is a skills training center which provides hands-on trainings on solar and satellite installation and other technical trainings. Out-of-school youth are allowed to enroll to enhance their skills.

Alliya Group

Alliya Group deals with all kinds of beverages, including non-alcoholic drinks. The group also supplies home accessories such as fans and air conditioning units. Alliya offers skilled and unskilled labor opportunities for youth in sales and installation apprenticeships.

  • Address: Saloum Daura Street, Banjul
  • Contact: (+220) 7778760
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Ayinlaoyo Food

Ayinlaoyo Foods trades agricultural produce and merchandise to European markets. The outfit processes sheabutter, watermelon and other local products. The company offers unskilled labor opportunities for youth in sales apprenticeships, especially between September and December.

  • Address: 14 Dobson Street, Banjul
  • Contact: (+220) 4379456/ (+220) 9910607
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Brikama Area Council

Officials of the Brikama Area Council informally provide career guidance and counseling, while the council ocasionally permits internships.

DM Business and Communication

Supporting Business registration in The Gambia, DM Business and Communication offers traineeships to young people interested in business communication.

  • Address: 18 Lancaster Street, Banjul
  • Contact: (+220) 9956835/ (+220) 4227214
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Emperor International Trading

Emperor International Trading is a general merchandise firm that deals with electronic products and household materials. The company offers unskilled labor opportunities in sales apprenticeships.

  • Address: 63 Dobson Street, Banjul
  • Contact: (+220) 7776678
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

F & J Fishing

F & J Fishing is a fisheries company involved in trawling and fish processing. The company offers opportunities for skilled labor in fisheries management including delivery of supplies to processing plants, ice making, cold room production, and fish processing.

  • Address: 10C Nelson Mandela Street, Banjul
  • Contact: (+220) 4228408
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gamtai Enterprise

Gamtai Enterprise is a dealer in basic products such as used oil, sludge, charcoal and oyster shells. The company offers unskilled labor opportunities for youth.

  • Address: 4 Lancaster Place, Banjul
  • Contact: (+220) 7344673
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gambia Immigration Department

The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) is a national security outfit and authority responsible for the country's internal security, national documentation and border control. It recruits regularly, targeting young people across The Gambia.

Gambia Pilot Program (GPP)

The Gambia Pilot Program aims to finance basic agro-infrastructure and equipment, as well as skills development, along agribusiness value chains of horticulture, poultry and fishery in target locations of Greater Banjul Area (GBA), Lower River Region (LRR) and Upper River Region (URR). The program focuses on empowering youth and women farmers.

Gambia Revenue Authority

The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) was set up to purposely enhance efficiency in tax administration so as to harmonize and optimize revenue collection, encourage and improve compliance by taxpayers as well as enhance service delivery. GRA creates employment opportunities for young people.

Gambia Ports Authority

The Gambia Ports Authority (GPA) provides facilities and services for berthing of vessels, discharging and loading operations using cargo handling equipment for both containerized and non-containerized cargo. It is one of the institutions creating employment opportunities for young people.

Gambia Police Force

The Gambia Police Force (GPF) is the main police department in The Gambia responsible for the country's internal security, ensuring the safety and protection of all people and property. The Force recruits regularly, targeting young people across the country.

Gamjobs, The Gambia

Gamjobs is job website portal for employers and job seekers, also occasionally offering training and career counselling. The site is dedicated to advertising, searching and finding jobs in The Gambia.

Goldbin Ltd

Goldbin Ltd specializes in the importation of fairly used electronic and electrical utensils from all over the world. The company trades its products to recycling firms in China and offers unskilled labor opportunities for youth.

  • Address : 1 Thompson Street, Banjul, 
  • Contact : (+220) 7713791
  • Hours of Operation : Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Herald Travels

Herald Travels is a travel agency and consultancy offering services in travel and tourism. The firm facilitates visa applications, travel insurance as well as hotel and flight reservations. Herald offers skilled labor opportunities for youth in travel and holiday catering.

  • Address : 109 Independence Drive, Banjul 
  • Contact : (+220) 7278073
  • Hours of Operation : Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Incentive Group Ltd

Incentive Group Ltd is a trading company engaged in the recycling of used tires. The establishment offers unskilled labor opportunities for youths.

  • Address : 18 Grant Street, Banjul
  • Contact : (+220) 7041827/ (+220) 4379456
  • Hours of Operation : Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Matrix Property Management

Matrix Property Management is a housing agency and estate services provider involved in real estate development and construction. The company offers unskilled labor opportunities for youths in marketing and sales apprenticeships.

  • Address : Kofi Annan Street, Banjul
  • Contact : (+220) 7570781/ (+220) 7466305
  • Hours of Operation : Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Migration Information Center, Brikama

The Migration Information Center (MIC) is a partnership between IOM and the National Youth Council, aimed at providing accurate information on safe migration and local opportunities to youth and potential migrants. It also supports the referral of returnees for reintegration assistance.

  • Address : Brikama New Town, Brikama, West Coast Region, Kombo Central.
  • Contact : 00220-3087919 or 00220-2010406
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of Operation : Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MOTIE)

The Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment (MOTIE) formulates and implements policy measures that facilitate an efficient and effective environment for private sector-led development. Through the Personnel Management Office, MOTIE frequently offers jobs and traineeships for youth entrepreneurs.

Ministry of Local Government, Lands and Religious Affairs

The Ministry of Local Government, Lands and Religious Affairs (MoLGLRA) is responsible for effective land resource management, local governance and sustainable community development for poverty reduction. It also creates job opportunities for young people. Through the Personnel Management Office, the Ministry offers jobs and traineeships targeting young people.

National Youth Council

The National Youth Council actively operates nationwide with over 125 registered national and community-based youth civil society organisations. They provide information and support to youth on development opportunities. It is open to all youth and provides information on local opportunities, including jobs and internships.

  • Address : Jawara Building No. 4 Kanifing Industrial Area, West Field
  • Contact : 00220-9962763 or 00220-9966627
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of Operation : Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Website : https://nyc.gm

National Youth Parliament, Brikama

The National Youth Parliament (NYP) is a representative advocacy network of young people across the Gambia. NYP works to develop the capacity of young people in order to enable them to contribute to national development through effective leadership and advocacy. NYP works through regional and local representatives to reach many people and provide information on local opportunities.

  • Address : Brikama New Town, Brikama, West Coast Region, Kombo Central.
  • Contact : 00220-7060305
  • Facebook : www.facebook.com/NYPGambia
  • Hours of Operation : Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Website : www.nyp.gm

Nino Trading Enterprises

Nino Trading Enterprises trades metal waste, iron and steel scrap in The Gambia. The company offers unskilled labor opportunities for youths in waste management.

  • Address : Allen Street Banjul, The Gambia
  • Contact : (+220) 7634177/ (+220) 6575375
  • Hours of Operation : Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Osas Inter Trading Co

Osas Inter Trading imports and distributes all kinds of goods and merchandise. The company offers unskilled labor opportunities for youth in sales apprenticeships.

  • Address : 18 Dobson Street, Banjul
  • Contact : (+220) 5112156
  • Hours of Operation : Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Personnel Management Office

The Personnel Management Office (PMO) is the center for human resources management and development in the civil service. It manages all employment opportunities within the civil service of The Gambia. Applications for jobs remain open throughout the year.

Public Service Commission

Public Service Commission (PSC) identifies and recruits competent and qualified personnel in line with service rules of the Gambian government to maintain an effective and efficient Civil Service.

The School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of The Gambia

The School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of The Gambia is made up of three departments: Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. It admits and graduates scores of youth every year. Admissions are open to high school graduates with at least five credit passes at West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Candidates must have a strong background in the natural sciences. The School, housed at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, also provides on-the-job training opportunities for young doctors, nurses, and aspiring health professionals.

  • Address: 2 Marina Parade, Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, Banjul
  • Contact : (+220) 3650084
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sopinabi Enterprise

Sopinabi Enterprise is a company that deals with raw cashew, groundnut, and sesame seeds. The company offers unskilled job opportunities for youth, especially during harvesting/sales seasons for cashew and groundnut.

  • Address: 19 Ecowas Avenue, Banjul
  • Contact : (+220) 7729816
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm

Agency for Village Support, Gambia (AVISU)

The Agency for Village Support provides and facilitates aid to grassroots communities in Lower Saloum, Central River Region. The agency advocates and works to assist vulnerable communities focusing particularly on the welfare of marginalized rural women. It also offers agricultural extension support in collaboration with other NGOs and groups involved in rural development.

  • Address: Kaur
  • Contact : (+220) 2499140
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 4:00 pm

Bansang Community Radio

Bansang Community Radio offers young people a platform to advocate and voice issues affecting them. It also provides periodic training and internships for young people in community journalism and broadcasting.

  • Address: Bansang
  • Contact : (+220) 5674042 (+220)2269219
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 4:00 pm

Brikama Ba Community Radio

Brikama Ba Community Radio offers youth in Brikama Ba and surrounding communities a platform to advocate and advance issues affecting them. It also trains young people and provides internships in community journalism.

  • Address: Brikama Ba
  • Contact : (+220) 6557132
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 4:00 pm

Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC)

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC) is the umbrella body and voice of young entrepreneurs in The Gambia. GYCC supports small enterprises to expand business linkages and market opportunities to boost their potential and earnings. It supports entrepreneurship capacity building, business coaching for startups, market linkages as well as backing to access finance for its members and other entrepreneurs.

Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce, Youth Executive CRR

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce, Youth Executive CRR is the body designated by the National Youth Chamber of Commerce to support entrepreneurship development for young people in the Central River Region.

Janjanbureh Area Council

Janjanbureh Area Council is the second local government authority of the Central River Region (CRR). The Council provides employment and development opportunities for young people through revenue collection in local market's "lumos" and commercial zones across the region. It also creates training opportunities for youth and offers scholarships to deserving students.

Kuntaur Area Council

Kuntaur Area Council is one of two local government departments in the Central River Region (CRR). The Council provides employment opportunities for young people via revenue collection in local markets "Lumos" and other commercial centres. It also provides land for youth seeking to venture into agriculture, alongside mentorship and counseling programs supporting youth career development.

The Gambia National Youth Service Scheme

The National Youth Service Scheme trains youth to appreciate the dignity of labour and self-reliance, encouraging them to become job creators and independent professionals. It regularly offers short programs in various subjects such as entrepreneurship, tailoring and agriculture, etc. Training is conducted on a needs basis and programs are often published widely to young people.

Gambia Pilot Program (GPP)

The Gambia Pilot Program aims to finance basic agro-infrastructure and equipment, as well as skills development, along agribusiness value chains of horticulture, poultry and fishery in target locations of Greater Banjul Area (GBA), Lower River Region (LRR) and Upper River Region (URR). The program focuses on empowering youth and women farmers.

Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce provides goodwill services to its members, promoting youth enterprises to unlock their fullest potential. GYCC also supports youth businesses to access national and international recognition and works with the government to enhance entrepreneurship opportunities and address concerns challenging young people in business.

Gam Jobs

Gam Jobs is a job hosting web portal for employers and job seekers. The website is dedicated to advertising, finding and posting jobs in The Gambia alongside training programs and career counseling.

International Republican Institute (IRI)

The International Republican Institute (IRI) is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization committed to advancing democracy and freedom. The organization connects people with their governments, encouraging responsiveness to civic needs and public engagement in the political process. IRI provides grants and short-term training on democracy and citizens' engagement with local representatives. Its grants are mainly driven via local organizations and communities.

Mec-Sac Skills Training Centre

Mec-Sac Skills Training Centre is a skills center that trains students from secondary schools or existing mechanics who had basic skills, to be reliable and skilled motor mechanics able to run their own workshop, employ other mechanics or be a good mechanic in another workshop. Courses include a four-year mechanic qualification, a two-year service mechanic course and a three-month computer diagnostics technician course. It also offers a one-year training course as a workshop helper. Admissions are open to all young people throughout the year.

Media Academy for Journalism and Communication

Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC) offers communication and journalism courses up to advanced diploma level for people interested in studying journalism and communication at professional levels. It caters to practicing journalists and candidates who do not meet the entry requirements for journalism at the university. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MOHERST)

The Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MOHERST) is responsible for higher and tertiary education in the country. MOHERST provides scholarships to young, outstanding and needy students in their chosen fields of study at tertiary and university level. Through the Personnel Management Office, (PMO), the ministry also offers jobs and traineeships for young people.

President's International Award

The President’s International Award (PIA) is a challenge-based educational program for young people in the Gambia. PIA offers short skills development courses in tailoring, catering, cookery, hairdressing, and home economics, etc. They facilitate internships for their students. Admissions are open throughout the year with programs focused on youth apprenticeship.

Sunrise Centre

The Sunrise Centre is a combined skills complex, nursery facility and lower basic school, which also serves as a community hub for meetings and events. It was initially constructed by SOS Children's Village and given to the Bakoteh community. Admissions into skills programs are open to young people throughout the year.

  • Address: Bakoteh Housing Estate 
  • Contact : (+220) 7055901
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 6:00 pm

Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) takes a market-led approach to strengthen existing youth development systems, structures and services to create employment opportunities. It aims to scale up skills among youth in the workforce in response to market demands. The project offers possibilities for youth interested in moving into commercial agriculture, service sectors, business and tourism.

Soma Multimedia Center and Community Radio

The Soma Multimedia Center and Community Radio offers skills training courses in basic information technology. It also offers traineeships/internships in community journalism to young people.

Gambia Pilot Program

The Gambia Pilot Program aims to finance basic Agro-infrastructure and equipment, as well as skills development, along with agribusiness value chains of horticulture, poultry, and fishery in target locations of Greater Banjul Area (GBA), Lower River Region (LRR), and Upper River Region (URR). The program focuses on empowering youth and women farmers.

Basse Area Council

Basse Area Council is the local government department of Upper River Region (URR). The Council provides employment opportunities for young people such as revenue collection in "lumos" and marketplaces. There are hectares of land available for youths that want to engage in agriculture. The Council offers mentorship and counseling to the youth on career development. Similarly, the Area Council has a Youth Project, as an initiative in collaboration with Supersonic Financial Services to provide tricycles to young people interested in the business of tricycle logistics. Through this project, the Council provides up to ten (10) tricycles to interested young people.

Basse Youth Centre

The Basse Youth Centre is provided by the Basse Area Council to young people within the region to generate funds. Young people use and manage the facility for their own well-being.

The Gambia College, Basse

The Gambia College is a tertiary institution that provides training and skills to begginers and middle-level personnel in the areas of education, agriculture and health in its four constituent Schools of Education, Agriculture, Nursing and Midwifery and Public Health. Applicants are required to have at least four credits at WASSCE level. In some programs, a pass in English Language and Mathematics at WASSCE level is accepted. In their final year, students are sent on traineeships across the country.

  • Address: Sabi Road, Basse 
  • Contact : (+220) 4484812
  • Email: [email protected] 
  • Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 7:00 pm

Chamen Technical Training Center

Chamen Technical Training Center is a skills training center which provides hands-on training on solar and satellite installation and other technical trainings. With support from GIZ, Chamen supports young people who are interested in enterpreneurship opportunities on solar and satellite installation.

Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI)

The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry works to foster a more proactive, service and policy-oriented interactive collaboration among businesses and between business and other stakeholders. It seeks to create and support private enterprises as well as improve the business environment in The Gambia. The Chamber supports businesses and enterpreneurships across the country.

Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA)

The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA) is the national agency responsible for the promotion of Investment and Developing Businesses. The Agency provides guidance and information on investment and business development opportunities across all sectors in the country.

Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC)

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC) is the umbrella body and voice of young entrepreneurs in The Gambia. GYCC supports small enterprises to connect with business environment and provide market opportunities to boost potential and improve earning. It provides entrepreneurship capacity building, business coaching for startups, market linkages and support to access finance to all members and other entrepreneurs.

Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia

Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia is a youth network that specializes in rural development and focuses on entrepreneurship, agribusiness, leadership, communication and information technology and community outreach programmes in rural areas. It aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty among rural youth in The Gambia through exposure to opportunities and business prospects, innovation and knowledge. GYIN supports youth enterpreneurs across the country and regularly organises rural enterpreneurs awards.

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Insight Training Centre is a tertiary training institution which was established with a mission to provide quality, affordable and relevant skills training to everyone, especially the youth. It provides training and support for young enterpreneurs in garment making, brick laying and concreting.

  • Address : Sinchu Alhagie, Hamat Bah Junction, Box 3138 The Gambia
  • Contact : 00220-2764541 or 00220-9345552
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Website : www.insight.gm/contact-us

Kura's Garden

Kura's Garden Family Enterprise (KGFE) is a family-owned initiative focused in the business of horticultural production, mainly vegetables and agro-processing. With support from GIZ, Kura’s provides training for young people within the West Coast Region in two major areas, agro-processing and horticulture.

  • Address : Kuras Garden – Family Enterprise, Sotokoi Village, West Coast Region.
  • Contact : 00220-9984800
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Saturday 08:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Website: www.kurasgarden.com

National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI)

National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) is established to empower Gambian youth and women through the provision of training in entrepreneurship and investment and grants/loans to operate businesses.

Start Up Incubators Gambia (SIG)

Startup Incubator Gambia is a non-profit organization that aims to empower young Gambian entrepreneurs to succeed in their careers and businesses. The programe provides services and resources developed by a management team to incubate or accelerate young Gambian entrepreneurs. It is designed to support the successful development of young Gambian entrepreneurs through an array of business support services.

  • Address : Kanifing Institutional Layout, kanifing, The Gambia
  • Contact : 00220-4382050
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  • Email : [email protected]
  • Hours of operation : Monday - Friday 08:00 am - 6:00 pm

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African Information Technology Holding Ltd

The African Information Technology Holding Ltd Annex offers IT trainings and distributes, repairs and provides maintenance services for electronics. It also carries out computer networking and repairs, desktop publishing, bulk printing, etc. It offers training programs in basic computer through an advanced diploma in information technology.
Note: Applicants for admission into the Institute must be able to speak English and should have completed grade nine (9) or grade twelve (12).

Address: 50 Kairaba Avenue, Serrekunda, Kanifing Municipality. PO Box 787, Serrekunda 
Contact: (+220) 4374019
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm -  Friday to Saturday 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Website: http://www.aithonline.com/

American International University West Africa (AIUWA)

The American International University West Africa is a registered and approved institution of higher learning in The Gambia. It provides a cost-effective and world-class education to qualified and motivated students directly after high school. It offers degree courses in the fields of finance, humanities, information technology, management, and medicine.

Address: Kanifing Institutional Layout
Contact: (+220) 4382244 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AIUWA/
Email: [email protected]
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Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm 
Website: www.aiu.edu.gm
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Business Training Centre

The Business Training Centre aims to elevate the economic and social development of youth by offering skills training and an education outlet for either self-employment, higher education or employment within various market sectors of the economy. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: 13 Samba Breco Road, Cape Point, Bakau
Contact: (+220) 4497879/ (+220) 9914643
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 06:00pm
Website: http://www.accessgambia.com/extra/btc-business-training-centre.html

Chamen Technical Training Center

Chamen Technical Training Center is a skills training center that provides hands-on training on solar and satellite installation and other technical training. Out-of-school youth, including uneducated youths, can enroll to enhance their skills.

Address: Latrikunda Sabiji, P.O. Box 1694, Banjul
Contact: (+220) 3103030
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/College---University/Chamen-Technical-Training-center-1451240828446142/about/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 10:00 am to 10:00 pm 
Website: https://chamentechnicaltrainingcentre.com

CLASSIK Consulting

CLASSIK Consulting is a certified leadership trainer. It also provides coaching and public speaking trainings. The institution supports talent development, productivity, and leadership training solutions with a goal to equip leaders of organizations to succeed. It is open to all people, including youth, who are interested in making a difference in their chosen field.

Address: Kololi Village
Contact: (+220) 7640568
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:00 am to 04:00 pm 
Website: https://classikconsulting.com

Club Foire Skills Training Center

Club Foire Skills Training Center is a training institution that mainly focuses on sewing. It is open to all people interested in sewing and garment making. Admissions are open throughout the year and interested candidates can get the admission application form for free from the Center, complete it and return it.
Address: Bakau New Town
Contact: (+220) 2009500/ (+220) 3639678
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 05:00 pm 

Edenic Languages and Professional Institute

Edenic Languages and Professional Institute is a professional institute that offers language proficiency classes in English, French, German, Spanish, Arabic, etc. Admissions are open throughout the year to people interested in learning new languages.

Address: Kairaba Avenue
Contact: (+220) 9928789
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 06:30 pm 
Website: https://classikconsulting.com

Fajara Skills Development Centre

Fajara Skills Development Centre teaches courses that address the needs of young people, give them an opportunity for economic independence and increase their chances of finding gainful employment. It offers courses in tailoring, garment making, basic computer, etc. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: 5 Atlantic Boulevard, Fajara
Contact: (+220) 9932576/ (+220) 4494289
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fajaraskills/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm 
Website: http://www.accessgambia.com/extra/fajara-skills-development-centre.html

Food Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia (FSQA)

The Food Safety and Quality Authority of The Gambia is the national institution mandated to control the safety and quality of all foods (including water and beverages) and animal feed, whether locally produced, imported, or destined for export. The Authority offers training courses on food safety and food safety systems for individuals and businesses in the food and beverage industry.

Address: Kotu East
Contact: (+220) 4466797 / 4466855 / 4399310 / 4399311
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fsqa1/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 04:00 pm 
Website: https://fsqa.gm/

Foundation School for Nurse Attendants (FSNA)

The Foundation School for Nurse Attendants was established to train nurse attendants. The school offers foundation courses for general nursing and nurse attendants.

Address: MDI Road, Kanifing
Contact: (+220) 7377998
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nurseattendants/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 03:00 pm 

Future Starts Now Gambia

Future Starts Now Gambia offers courses in information technology from level one to three to individuals interested in the field. It also provides scholarships to needy students who cannot afford the cost of the course. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: Latrikunda Sabiji 
Contact: (+220) 339 8852
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 04:00 pm

Gambia Home Economic Skills Center

The Gambia Home Economic Skills Center was established to train girls who dropped out of school early, tutoring students from the ages of 12 to 24 years old. It is also open to those who have not completed high school. The purpose of the skills training unit is to enable young women to generate income either through self-employment or as employees of businesses or organizations. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: Old Jeshwang
Contact: (+220) 7794153/ (+220) 4394429
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gambia-home-economic-skill-centre-110353264010034/?ref=page_internal
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 04:00 pm

Gambia National Youth Service Scheme

The National Youth Service Scheme specifically seeks to train the youth to appreciate the dignity of labor, instill in them the spirit of self-reliance and actualization and encourage them to be job creators. It regularly offers short courses in various subjects such as entrepreneurship, tailoring, agriculture, etc. The training is provided on a need basis and often published widely to all young people.

Address: Opposite Friendship Hotel, Bakau. P.M.B: 619, Kanifing 
Contact: (+220) 4497321/ (+220) 4494750
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NYSSGAMBIA
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm
Website: http://nyss.gm/

Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA)

The Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency is the national agency responsible for the promotion and facilitation of private sector investments into The Gambia. It also provides entrepreneurship training opportunities, including entrepreneurship driven by innovation, farming as a business, and microentrepreneurship.

Address: Kairaba Avenue 
Contact: (+220) 4377377 / 4377378 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gambiainvestment/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 04:00 pm
Website: www.giepa.gm

Gambia Public Procurement Institution

The Gambia Public Procurement Institution offers training in procurement with the objectives of ensuring the maintenance of a transparent and efficient economic public procurement system. It provides opportunities to people in the field of public procurement to help advance their careers. Admissions are open to all individuals.

Address: Kairaba Avenue 
Contact: (+220) 399 1296
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gambia-Public-Procurement-Institute-1050921958379202/
Hours of operation: Mondays to Saturday 08:00 am to 06:00 pm

Gambia Standards Bureau (TGSB)

The Gambia Standards Bureau was established by the government to provide conformity assessment services in inspection, testing and certification. It renews, suspends or cancels a licence for the use of its standard mark. The Bureau conducts trainings in metrology, quality management systems, and standardization targeting relevant institutions and stakeholders in rice and its value chain, food processing and packaging, bottling of drinking water etc.

Address: Kotu East
Contact: (+220) 4464345/2994142/2391696
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Gambia-Standards-Bureau-153716378111730/
E-mail: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Website : www.tgsb.gm

Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Institution

The Gambian government established Gambia Tourism and Hospitality to provide training to people in tourism and hospitality-related disciplines. Admissions are open on a rolling basis to all individuals. The Institute, in collaboration with partners, sometimes provides fully-funded programs to students from needy backgrounds, especially girls.

Address: Kairaba Avenue 
Contact: (+220) 439 2264
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.gthi.gm
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:00 am to 10:00 pm
Website: www.gthi.gm

Gambia Girl Guides Association Skills Training Centre

The Gambia Girl Guides Association takes part in many development schemes and activities at both the local and national levels to train young people, especially girls, in various skills. Often, it initiates and funds local development projects. Admissions into its programs are open throughout the year.

Address: MDI Road, Kanifing (opposite GRTS Building) 
Contact: (+220) 4494310/ (+220) 9916976
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 06:00 pm
Website: https://www.accessgambia.com/biz1/tggga-the-gambia-girl-guides-association.html

Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI)

The Gambia Technical Training Institute was established to offer non-degree programs in various technical fields. It is committed to offering the required lifelong skills to young people for employability or self-employment at the certificate, diploma or advanced diploma level. It is in the process of transforming into a higher education institution, offering degree courses.

Address: Mamadi Maniyang Highway, Old Jeswang
Contact: (+220) 4392841 / 4374524 / 4392781
Facebook : https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064028144255&_rdr
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Website: www.gtti.gm

Gambia Telecommunication and Multimedia Institute (GTMI)

Gambia Telecommunication and Multimedia Institute (GTMI) is a tertiary training institute that provides professional skills in development initiatives through the use of information, communication, and related technologies. Admissions are open to anyone who can read and write in English.

Address: Off MDI Road, Kanifing 
Contact: (+220) 9519999/ (+220) 9966461
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Gambia-Telecommunications-and-Multimedia-Institute-GTMI-839039156262003/
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 04:00 pm

Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN), The Gambia

The Global Youth Innovation Network is a youth network that specializes in conducting training in the following areas: agribusiness, communication, entrepreneurship, information technology, and leadership. It also enhances the business prospects of youth and encourages innovation and knowledge exchange.

Address: Bijilo
Contact: (+220) 2502929 / 3938929 / 7834990
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GYINGAMBIA/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Website: www.gyin.org
Google Map : https://nyc.gm/our_members/global-youth-innovation-network-gambia-chapter-gyin-gambia-chapter/

Golden Hands Massage, Hairdressing & Beauty Academy

Golden Hands Massage, Hairdressing & Beauty Academy is an institution that trains youths and women on massage therapy, beauty cosmetology, and hairdressing. Candidates with a passion in this field are encouraged to apply. Applications are open throughout the year.

Address: Kololi 
Contact: (+220) 7477066/ (+220) 3156910/ (+220) 992 7630
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Golden-Hands-Foundation-academy-119345072790733
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:00 am to 02:00 pm
Website: http://goldenhandsspagambia.com

Grace Institute of Professional Accounting

Grace Institute of Professional Accounting offers programs in Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) courses such as financial management, taxation, audit and assurance, and other professional accounting courses. Candidates who have completed high school can apply. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: Tallinding Kunjang, Kanifing
Contact: (+220) 772 7630
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 06:00 pm

Hard Soft Training Institute

Hard Soft Training Institute is a tertiary institution that offers training in Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), computer networking, systems administrator, network administration, computer repairs, installation, etc. Admissions are open on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Address: Tabokoto (former Nice building)
Contact: (+220) 3144919/ (+220) 3557139
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/479294678877124/posts/hard-soft-training-institute-located-at-nice-building-tabokoto-will-start-a-new-/963076023832318/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 04:00 pm

Holron Computing Training Centre

Holron Computing Training Centre is an authorized Center for Information Technology Skills, International General Certificate Secondary Education (IGCSE) and General Certificate of Education (GCE) ordinary level and General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. These courses are offered to individuals on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Address: 1 Bolong Road, Bundung, K.S.M.D.
Contact: (+220) 4396357
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 06:00 pm
Website: https://gambialocalbusinesses.com/dt_listing/holron-computing-training-centre/

Humanity First Institute for Information Technology

Humanity First for Information Technology offers courses in basic to advanced diploma levels in information technology. Admissions are open to grade 12 graduates throughout the year.

Address: Kombo Sillah Drive, Latrikunda Sabiji.
Contact: (+220) 9883186/ (+220) 4374401
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm
Website: gm.humanityfirst.org

Indian Institute of Hardware Technology (IIHT), The Gambia

The Indian Institute of Hardware Technology is among Asia's top information technology (IT) training institutions, with a branch in The Gambia. It offers Advanced Diploma in Computer Fundamentals, Professional and Advanced Professional Diplomas in ITMS (ISMAC), Professional Diploma in Java Business App Developer, and Advanced Professional Diploma in Web App Developer, among others.

Address: Fajara
Contact: (+220) 4382785 / 2994361 / 2998711
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iihtgambialimited/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation : Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm
Website: https://www.iihtgambia.com/about

Institute of Bankers of the Gambia

The Institute of Bankers of The Gambia offers professional courses in banking and finance. Admissions are open on a rolling basis.

Address: Kairaba Avenue
Contact: (+220) 9914463 / 4378228
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBGAMBIA/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation : Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia (ITTG)

The Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia is a specialist tourism college that offers a wide range of courses, including business studies, cabin crew, teacher training, and travel and tourism. It is a member of the tourism core team of the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) and is engaged in providing special training opportunities for employment.

Address: Kanifing South
Contact: (+220) 7701330 / 9917343 / 8905151
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Institute-of-Travel-and-Tourism-of-The-Gambia-153959684814577/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation : Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Insight Training Centre Sinchu Annex

Insight Training Centre provides education and skills training, focusing on young boys and girls so that they can reach their full potential to be either employed in other institutions or be self-employed.

Address: Churchill's Town Annex, 45 Kombo Sillah Drive Churchill’s Town, Brikama Highway
Contact: (+220) 2764541 (+220) 9345552
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Insighttraingambia
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Website: http://www.insight.gm/

Institute of Bankers of The Gambia

Institute of Bankers of The Gambia offers professional courses in banking and finance education. It targets people with a career choice in banking and finance. Admissions are open on a rolling basis.

Address: 55 Kairaba Avenue
Contact: (+220) 2233354 (+220) 9914463
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBGAMBIA/
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia

Institute of Travel and Tourism of The Gambia specializes in hands-on training, mainly in the travel and tourism sectors, with special emphasis on travel agency, tour operations, tour guiding, ground operations, events management, entrepreneurship/business skills development, responsible/sustainable tourism, community-based tourism, and general tourism business management. Admissions are open to grade 12 graduates.

Address: Duga Jak Lane, Kanifing
Contact: (+220) 8905151 (+220) 7701330 (+220) 9917343 (+220) 7468281
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Institute-of-Travel-and-Tourism-of-The-Gambia-153959684814577/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Website: www.ittog.gm

Interlink Global College

The Interlink Global College is a professional college and product company that provides its clients with a range of solutions in the areas of graphic design, networking, software development, and web design. It also offers Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses in Computer Repair, Information Technology, and Maintenance. Admissions are open for school graduates and adults who want to study information technology.

Address: ATL Plaza, Tabokoto
Contact: (+220) 3827799 / 7777104 / 5031000 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/interlinkglobal/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Website: www.ilinkglobal.com

International Community College

International Community College is a not-for-profit educational establishment offering innovative and higher education programmes in business management, marketing, human resources management, accounting, and finance, etc. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: 71 Kairaba Avenue, P.O.Box 2186, Serrekunda
Contact: (+220) 9134093
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/iccgambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Website: https://iccgambia.gm/

International Open University (IOU)

The International Open University is a higher education institution that offers intensive online accredited Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in various fields of study. It provides an equal opportunity for all students and makes earning a degree a real possibility even for the neediest of students.

Address: Kanifing South
Contact: (+220) 4379687
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IOU.TheGambia/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm Friday 9:00am - 1:15pm
Website: www.iou.edu.gm/gm

Jollof Tutors

Jollof Tutors institute offers courses in information technology (IT), business management, and marketing, as well as professional qualifications in Accountancy Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Common Admission Test (CAT), Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), and Association of Business Executives (ABE). These courses are offered to students both in full-time and part-time basis. Admissions are open at least twice a year.

Address: 100 Kairaba Avenue
Contact: (+220) 9800800/ (+220) 7052076 (+220) 9908520/ (+220) 9890533
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000039626922&ref=ts
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Lasting Solutions Institute of Technology

Lasting Solutions Institute of Technology offers various information technology courses at foundation to advanced diploma levels. Admissions are open to individuals throughout the year on a rolling basis.

Address: Kairaba Avenue, Kanifing 
Contact: (+220) 9966071/ (+220) 9966555
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Lasting-Solutions-Institute-of-Technology-488091911332862/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Management Development Institute

Management Development Institute (MDI) offers courses in Accountancy, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), business studies, management, etc. Admissions are open to high school graduates throughout the year on a rolling basis.

Address: Kanifing  
Contact: (+220) 4392871/ (+220) 9999261/ (+220) 9999228
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MDITheGambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Website: www.mdi.edu.gm

Mec-Sac Skills Training Centre

Mec-Sac Skills Training Centre is a skills center that trains students from secondary schools or existing mechanics who had basic skills, to be reliable and skilled motor mechanics able to run their own workshop, employ other mechanics or be a talented mechanic in another workshop. Courses include a four-year mechanic qualification, a two-year service mechanic course, and a three-month computer diagnostics technician course. It also offers a one-year training course as a workshop helper. Admissions are open to all young people throughout the year.

Address: Atlantic Road, Fajara
Contact: (+220) 9918174
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mec.sac
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Website: http://mec-sac.gm/

Matrix Solutions Training Institute

The Matrix Training Institute is a training provider within the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector. It has been accredited to provide training in tellering at the certificate level. It targets school leavers with good results in the General Certificate in Education Ordinary Levels (GCE O'Levels) or West African Senior Secondary School Examination (WASSSE) who want to take up a career in banking.

Address: Kanifing East Layout
Contact: (+220) 4380634 / 2021244
E-mail: [email protected] 
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm
Website: https://matrixgambia.com

Media Academy for Journalism and Communication

Media Academy for Journalism and Communication (MAJaC) offers communication and journalism courses up to advanced diploma level for people interested in studying journalism and communication at professional levels. It caters to practicing journalists and candidates who do not meet the entry requirements for journalism at the university. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: New Town, South, Bakau
Contact: (+220) 3725053
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/majacgm/?refid=52&__tn__=HH-R
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Website: http://majacgm.com/

Microtech Institute of Multimedia and Technology

Microtech Institute of Multimedia and Technology provides business-focused information technology (IT) training which offers information technology support services, audio-visual telecommunications design, and installation. The professional training and certification institute targets people interested in IT for a professional career. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: 122 Kombo Sillah Drive, PO Box 2922, Serekunda KSMD
Contact: (+220) 999 4674
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/www.microtech.gm/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Website: www.microtech.gm/

Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (MOHERST)

MOHERST is responsible for higher and tertiary education in the country. MOHERST provides scholarships to young, outstanding and needy students in their chosen fields of study at tertiary and university level. Through the Personnel Management Office (PMO), the Ministry occasionally offers limited jobs and traineeships for young people.

Address: Senegambia Highway, Bijilo
Contact: (+220) 446 6752
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moherst
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: http://www.moherst.gov.gm

National Youth Service Scheme (NYSS) 

The National Youth Service Scheme was established by the government for youth development. It offers agriculture related courses such as aquaculture, beekeeping, horticulture, livestock husbandry, poultry, rice production. It also offers courses in auto-mechanics, carpentry, computer repairs and maintenance, electrical/electronic engineering, plumbing, and welding and fabrication among others. It targets unemployed youth who fall within the age bracket of 17-30 years old.

Address: Opposite the Friendship Hotel, Bakau
Contact: (+220) 4947321 / 3186000
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nycgambia/posts/national-youth-service-scheme-nyss-inaugurate-its-new-board-of-directorsthe-nyss/1785386785023785/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Website: http://nyss.gm/

National Water and Electricity Company of the Gambia (NAWEC) Training Institute

The NAWEC Training Institute was initially set up to provide in-service training for NAWEC staff. To a limited extent, the institute has opened its doors to non-staff members. It runs Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Installation (GSQ), and Mechanical Engineering (GSQ). GSQ means Gambia Skills Qualifications.

Address: Kotu Power Station, Kotu
Contact: (+220) 9963057/99330571
Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/pg/NationalWaterandElectricityCompany/posts/?ref=page_internal
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: http://nawec.gm

President's International Award Skills Training Centre

The President’s International Award (PIA) is an agency of the Ministry of Youth and Sports that offers short courses in catering, carpentry, cookery, hairdressing, home economics, tailoring, and welding and fabrication. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: Opposite the Friendship Hotel
Contact: (+220) 7676050
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Presidents-International-Award-The-Gambia-PIA-194425870632416/about/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Nusrat Management and Accountancy Training Centre

Nusrat Management and Accountancy Training Centre was established to provide first-class quality professional education, to prepare learners toward meeting the demands of commerce and industries at both national and international marketplaces. It offers courses in business administration, management, accountancy, etc. Admissions are open throughout the year to grade 12 graduates.

Address: Bundungka Kunda, Serrekunda, K.S.M.D
Contact: (+220) 4379373/ (+220) 9937238
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nusratmanagement/
Email: www.matc.nusratsss.com
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 04:00 pm

QuantumNet Institute of Technology

QuantumNet Institute of Technology is a private ICT training institute in The Gambia. It provides training opportunities in information technology, business management, web and graphics design, etc. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: Kairaba Avenue, at the FIB building.
Contact: (+220) 3100918/ (+220) 3800918
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QuantumNet-Institute-of-Technology-237112043083171/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 07:00 pm
Website: http://www.qanet.gm/qit/

Real Tech Gambia Ltd. 

The Real Tech Gambia Ltd. is a private institution that offers information and communications technology (ICT)-related courses. The institution operates in partnership with the President’s International Award and aims to provide relevant skills to youths to repair smart devices and electronic equipment. It offers, among others, courses in basic computer, database management, desktop and laptop repair and web design.

Address: Opposite the Friendship Hotel, Bakau
Contact: (+220) 9433949 / 9433948 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Real-Tech-Gambia-LTD-876621332405347/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Website: www.realtech.org

Rex Skills Training Centre

The Rex Skills Training Centre conducts free skills training for youth with the support of its Norwegian sponsors to prepare them for self-employment. One of the accredited courses offered by the centre is in home science/management.

Address: Sainey Njie Street, Fajikunda
Contact: (+220) 7062858 / 6762858
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm

S & S Institute of Creative Design

S & S Institute of Creative Design offers training in creative designs in tailoring, fashion designing, hairdressing, make-up tutorials, etc. Its annex in Brikama offers extra courses such as sales and marketing, construction, customer service and information technology. Applicants can be grade nine (9) school leavers or grade twelve (12) graduates. In some programs, such as make-up tutorials, there is no educational requirement for admission.

Address: Bakau, New Town
Contact: (+220) 7988931
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ssinstitute87/
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

S. Narr Cham's Academy

S. Narr Cham's Academy is a tertiary training institute that focuses on cookery courses. It trains out-of-school youth and individuals interested in pursuing cuisine. Admissions are open up to twice a year.

Address: Off MDI Road, Pipe Line
Contact: (+220) 3998004
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/S-Narr-Chams-Academy-972982296053280/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 04:00 pm

SASS Cosmetology and Skills Academy

SASS Cosmetology & Skills Academy is a registered National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority (NAQAA) training center offering trainees a variety of courses in cosmetology. Anyone with an interest in cosmetology can apply. Admissions are open up to two times in a year.

Address: Bakau, New Town
Contact: (+220) 4382949
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sasshairacademy
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Website: https://sassbeautygroup.com

SBEC College

SBEC College offers fast-track and remedial programs for school leavers with deficiencies in English and Mathematics, as well as professional and management courses. The college's UK qualification course guides students on a progressive route to top UK Universities. The college offers courses in marketing, public administration, management, etc. Applicants must have at least five credits at West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) or General Certificate of Education (GCE) A levels.

Address: Senegambia Highway, Bijilo
Contact: (+220) 9938487/ (+220) 4462754
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sbecinternational.gm
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 07:00 pm

Shaykh Mahfous Institute of Professional Studies

The institute offers student courses in civil engineering, building construction, architectural design technology and quantity surveying, in which students earn both national and international certificates. It also offers certificate, diploma and higher diploma in multiple fields.

Address: FIB House, Kairaba Avenue, Kanifing
Contact: (+220) 4373102/ (+220) 9962026 
Facebook: https://facebook.com/pages/Shaykh-Mahfous-Institute-of-Professional-Studies/528677013856050
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Website: https://www.accessgambia.com/mpages/shaykh-mahfous-institute.html

SIMMA Vocational Training Institute

The Simma Vocational Training Centre was founded to help girls reach their maximum potential via skills training and overall education. The SVTC courses include computers, accountancy, cooking, first aid, tailoring, etc. At the end of the course, they get an opportunity to sit for the City and Guilds exam and, if successful, are issued a certificate from the institute. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: Bundung, Serrekunda
Contact: (+220) 4372830/ (+220) 4371260 
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm

Smart Professional College

Smart Professional College (SPC) was established with the vision to bridge the skills gap between the employment industry and the African youths in general. The College offers courses such as certified technology associate, internet computing essentials, Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Cisco Certified Network Professional, android application development, web design essentials, web developer, etc. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: Kairaba Avenue
Contact: (+220) 796 3967
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SProCollege 
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 05:00 pm
Website: www.spc.edu.gm

SOS Regional Mother and Adult Training Centre

SOS Regional Mother and Adult Training Centre teaches mothers and adults through a curriculum that includes home economics, childcare and development, arts and crafts, simple agricultural techniques and textiles. Admissions are open to all those interested in these subjects throughout the year.

Address: Hermann Gmeiner Highway 
Contact: (+220) 446 6714
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SOSCVTheGambia 
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 07:00 pm
Website: https://www.sos-childrensvillages.org/where-we-help/africa/gambia

SOS School for Professional Studies

The SOS School for Professional Studies offers courses in nursing, accounting, banking, finance and other professional courses. These courses are open to grade 12 graduates and throughout the year.

Address: Hermann Gmeiner Highway 
Contact: (+220) 9998641
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SOSCVTheGambia 
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 07:00 pm
Website: https://www.sos-childrensvillages.org/where-we-help/africa/gambia

SOS Training and Production Centre

SOS Training and Production Centre offers a three-year intensive apprenticeship training program comprising both practical and theoretical tutorials in carpentry and joinery, welding and fabrication, auto-mechanics, mathematics, computing, English, guidance and counseling and HIV/AIDS. Admissions are open at least twice a year.

Address: Hermann Gmeiner Highway 
Contact: (+220) 4461924 / (+220) 4460229
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SOSCVTheGambia 
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 07:00 pm
Website: https://www.sos-childrensvillages.org/where-we-help/africa/gambia

St. Stephen Institute of Technology

St. Stephen Institute of Technology is a tertiary institution that offers courses in English proficiency and diploma in marketing and finance and information technology. Admissions are open to grade 12 graduates throughout the year.

Address: Latrikunda Buffa Zone 
Contact: (+220) 9924429/ (+220) 9925407/ (+220) 6624429
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 07:00 pm
Website: https://stephensalumni63.wixsite.com/stephens-institute

St. Martha's YWCA Skills Training Centre

St. Martha's Society, in association with the YWCA, founded a skills center at Fajikunda offering training to out-of-school girls and young women in various skills, such as kneating, garment making and tailoring. Admissions are open up to twice a year.

Address: Fajikunda, K.S.M.D 
Contact: (+220) 2512941
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/St-Martha-skills-training-centre-307817613274694/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm

Stratford College of Management

Stratford College of Management offers a Certificate or Diploma in Business Administration, Diploma in Travel and Tourism as well as Banking and Finance. Admissions are open on a rolling basis.

Address: Kombo Sillah Drive, Talinding Kunjang 
Contact: (+220) 6923812/ (+220) 7993812
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Scmgambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm

Success Professional Tutors

Success Professional Tutors is a continuing professional development training center offering continuing training in a number of selected vocational study areas. Successful students who have completed their courses may be awarded Higher National Diplomas (HNDs), Certificates or Diplomas. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: Kairaba Avenue 
Contact: (+220) 3987771/ (+220) 9603660 
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/pg/Success-Professional-Tutors-121008345165200/posts/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm

Sunrise Centre

The Sunrise Centre is a combined skills complex, nursery facility and lower basic school, also serving as a community building for meetings and events. It was initially constructed by SOS Children's Village and given to the Bakoteh community. Admissions into their skills programs are open to young people throughout the year.

Address: Bakoteh Housing Estate 
Contact: (+220) 7055901
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm

The Technology and Information Professional Institute

The Technology and Information Professional Institute is a tertiary institution that offers information technology (IT) courses and other professional courses, such as banking and finance, accounting, etc. Admissions are open throughout the year.

Address: 7 Sayerr Jobe Avenue, Serrekunda 
Contact: (+220) 9903026/ (+220) 6756551/ (+220)-6322415
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 04:00 pm

Trust Communication Training Institute

Trust Communications Institute offers professional studies in Information Technology and business courses leading to examinations for a number of professional diplomas. It is also accredited with the following bodies: assoication of business executives (ABE), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA ), Association of Accounting Technicians ( AAT), Common Admission Test (CAT) and London Chamber of Commerce (LCM).

Address: Behind LG Building, Kanifing South 
Contact: (+220) 7664344/ (+220) 9818531
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TrustCommunicationTrainingInstitute/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm
Website: http://www.accessgambia.com/mpages/tcti.html

University of The Gambia

The University of The Gambia offers different degree programs in accounting, business administration, agriculture, education, nursing, journalism, law, medicine, development studies, political science, etc. Admission is generally pegged at 5 credit passes at West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), including English and Mathematics.

Address: Kanifing, MDI Road 
Contact: (+220) 3650084
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/utg.gambia
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm

Vicky Hairdressing Salon and Skills Centre

Vicky Hairdressing Salon and Skills Centre trains students in the various techniques for carrying out various types of hairstyles, such as braiding, weaving, hair extensions of artificial and real human hair. Admissions are open throughout the year to individuals interested in hairdressing.

Address: 16, 6th Street South Fajara 
Contact: (+220) 4496694/ (+220) 9903660
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vickysgambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:00 am to 04:00 pm
Website: www.vivkys.gm

Vision Technical Education Centre

Vision Technical Education Centre trains early school leavers with vocational skills such as welding, carpentry, electrical hairdressing and beauty, tailoring and fashion design. Admissions are open on a rolling basis.

Address: Kotu Quarry 
Contact: (+220) 791 8881
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Vision-technical-training-center-1488827611396665/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:00 am to 04:00 pm

West African Chartered College

The West African Chartered College (WACC) is an educational institution that runs several college courses in The Gambia. These courses include English language proficiency, accountancy, tourism and hotel management and human resources management. Admissions are open to qualifications in the form of advanced, higher and graduate diplomas, regular diplomas and certificates. 

Address: MDI Road, Kanifing 
Contact: (+220) 9723063/ (+220) 7466592
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 6:00 pm

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Vocational Training Centre

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Vocation Training Centre is a National Accreditation and Quality Assurance Authority certified skills training centre. In partnership with Youth Empowerment Project Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) offers courses in graphic design and desktop publishing, marketing and design, financial literacy and entrepreneurship skills. These courses are fully funded and open to all young people interested in these fields.

Address: Kanifing 
Contact: 00220-4370240/ 00220-9912508/ 00220-4390793
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Saturday 08:30 am to 6:00 pm
Website: https://www.yep.gm/opportunity/ymca-skills-training

The School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of The Gambia

The School of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, University of The Gambia is made up of three departments: Medicine, Nursing and Public Health. It admits and graduates scores of youth every year. Admissions are open to high school graduates with at least five credit passes at West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Candidates must have a strong background in the natural sciences. The School, housed at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital, also provides on-the-job training opportunities for young doctors, nurses, and aspiring health professionals.

Address :  Banjul
Contact: (+220) 3650084
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm

School of Nursing and Midwifery Gambia College

The School of Nursing, Gambia College offers a three-year training program leading to a State Registered Nurse (SRN). Admission is open annually to high school graduates with up to 5 credits at West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Address: Marina Parade, Banjul
Contact: (+220) 4225351
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/snm.gambiacollege/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 08:30 am to 06:00 pm
Website: http://www.gambiacollege.edu.gm/

Presentation Girls Vocational Training Institute

Presentation Girls Vocational School is a school of excellence that offers basic skills for its students. It consists of three sections: commercial (secretarial), home management (cookery and catering) and hair dressing (salon and designing). The institute supports girls' empowerment by creating jobs and entrepreneurship for women.

Address : ev. Pye Lane, Tobacorot Banjul
Contact : (+220) 7163279
Email [email protected]
Hours of Operation Monday to Saturday 09:00 am to 06:00 pm
Website https://www.facebook.com/Presentation-Girls-Vocational-School-PGVS-114563996902801/

Gambia Participates

Gambia Participates is a youth-led civil society organization that focuses on enhancing transparency and accountability in the public sector. It works in the area of anti-corruption, or fighting against corruption. The organization provides occasional job and internship opportunities to young people.

Address: West Field
Contact: (+220) 438 0725
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GambiaParticipates/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Website: https://gambiaparticipate.org/

Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC)

The Kanifing Municipal Council is the local government authority in charge of administering the Kombo Saint Mary's. The council covers the areas of Bakau, Bijilo, Fajara, Kololi, Kotu and Serrekunda. It collects annual property rates and fees, conducts business registrations and makes physical planning decisions on street cleaning and rubbish disposal. The Council occasionally provides occasional job and internship opportunities for youth.

Address: Mamadi Manyang Highway
Contact: (+220) 4382682 / 4382011 / 4382686 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Government-Organization/Kanifing-Municipal-Council-1699310063515786/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: http://kanifing.gm/

National Youth Council (NYC)

The National Youth Council is a public agency actively operating in the seven administrative regions of The Gambia. It has over 172 registered national and community-based youth civil society organizations. Its mandate is to mobilize, coordinate and supervise youth organizations, implement national youth programmes and advise the government on youth matters. It occasionally provides job and internship opportunities for youth.

Address: Kanifing Industrial Estate
Contact: (+220) 9962763 / 9966627 / 9966630 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nycgambia/
Email: [email protected] 
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: https://nyc.gm/

African Youth Entrepreneurship Academy (AYEA)

The African Youth Entrepreneurship Academy is a youth organization in The Gambia which was established during the 3rd Pan-African Youth Conference held in Banjul in March 2019. The aim of this academy is to assist young people through entrepreneurship development and, by extension, to enhance and foster economic security for young people. It provides technical support to young entrepreneurs at the grassroots level through coaching, entrepreneurship training, and mentorship.

Address: Kairaba Avenue
Contact: (+220) 3394998 / 2494058
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ayeagambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Useful URL: https://gm.linkedin.com/company/african-youth-entrepreneurship-academy

Bridging Gaps Advisory (BGA)

Bridging Gaps Advisory helps businesses, particularly women-owned, to clarify their goals and objectives and assists them to develop skills and acquire the resources needed to operate a successful and sustainable business. BGA organizes business and executive coaching and mentoring for young women, leadership training for women, women's leadership forums and advocates for more representation of women at decision-making levels.

Address: Kotu
Contact: (+220) 2234735
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bridginggapsadvisory/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Website: https://bridginggapsadvisory.com/

Gambia Pilot Program (GPP)

The Gambia Pilot Program aims to finance basic agro-infrastructure and equipment, as well as skills development, along the agribusiness value chains of fishery, horticulture and poultry in target locations in the Greater Banjul Area (GBA), Lower River Region (LRR), and Upper River Region (URR). The program focuses on empowering youth and female farmers.

Address: Bertil Harding Highway
Contact: (+220) 2910361
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gambiapilotprogram/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Website: https://gambiapilotprogram.gm/

Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC)

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce is the umbrella body and voice of young entrepreneurs in The Gambia. It advocates for favorable policies for young entrepreneurs. It is committed to advocating for the creation of an enabling environment that facilitates an organized, vibrant, robust, functional and sustainable youth sector business administration. GYCC also provides training opportunities in business plan writing, business management, business coaching and mentorship, and entrepreneurship. It also provides online advertisement of products and services.

Address: Garba Jahumpa Road, Bakau
Contact: (+220) 7866640 / 3906640 / 6661925 / 9809978
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GYCCGambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: https://www.gycc.gm

Innovators Spaces

Innovators Spaces is a hub for innovator entrepreneurs in The Gambia. It has a co-working space that allows entrepreneurs to work in an environment where they can network with like-minded people from similar sectors, giving them new perspectives on how to build better businesses. Its members benefit from entrepreneurship training, experiential STEM education and leadership among others.

Address: Fajara M Section 
Contact:  (+220) 7193323 / 3630559
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Website: https://innovatorsspaces.com/

National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI)

The National Enterprise Development Initiative is one of the satellite institutions of the Ministry of Youth and Sports. It was established to provide support to the youth and women through enterprise development as a means to sustainable employment creation and better livelihood. NEDI provides training opportunities in business plan development, crop production and nursery, entrepreneurship, food processing and preservation and horticulture etc.

Address: Behind Redcross Building, Westfield
Contact: (+220) 3459388
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NEDI-985950751447965/about/?ref=page_internal
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm Friday 8:30am - 1:30pm
Website: http://www.nedi.gm/

Startup Incubator Gambia (SIG)

The Startup Incubator Gambia is a co-working space for young entrepreneurs, innovators, techies and startups to share ideas, connect and collaborate with each other. It offers advisory services, entrepreneurship training, mentorship and providing resources to entrepreneurs and startups. The facilities available at the centre include cubicles, computers, high-speed internet, printing and a fully equipped training room with a capacity to accommodate up to 25 clients.

Address: Kanifing Institutional Layout MSTE Building
Contact: (+220) 3144200 / 4382050 / 4382050
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StartupIncubator/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Website: https://www.startupincubator.gm

Youth Empowerment Project (YEP)

Implemented by the International Trade Center (ITC), the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) aims to scale up skills among youth in the workforce in response to market demands. It takes a market-led approach to strengthen existing youth development systems, structures and services to create employment opportunities. The project offers possibilities for youth interested in moving into business, commercial agriculture, service sectors and tourism among others.

Address: Sait Matty Road, Bakau
Contact: (+220) 4497942
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yepgambia
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: https://www.yep.gm/about

Opportunities in West Coast Region

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African Information Technology Holding Ltd Annex

The African Information Technology Holding Ltd Annex distributes electronics, provides maintenance services and repairs electronics. It offers training programs in basic computer/IT and an Advanced Diploma in Information Technology. Applicants for admission into the Institute must be able to speak English and should have completed Grade 9 or Grade 12.

Address: Kairaba Avenue
Contact: (+220) 9911261
Email: [email protected] 
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm Friday - Saturday 9:00am - 12.30pm 
Website: www.aithonline.com 

Al-Ihsan University

Under the Al-Ihsan Charitable Foundation for Education and Development, Al-Ihsan University is a degree-awarding institution in Arabic and Islamic education in The Gambia. The University provides Arabic students the opportunity to be fluent in English Language and to be skillful with different skills. It offers courses in the Arabic language, natural sciences, science of Shari’ah and technology, among others.

Address: Banjulunding
Contact: (+220) 7562691 / 9753935 / 9757828 / 6624011 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/College---University/Al-Ihsan-University-Gambia/105952167958657/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Saturday - Wednesday 8:30am - 6:30pm
Website: https://naqaa.gm/

Amaanah Training Institute

Amaanah Training Institute Brikama Annex offers Bachelor's degree and Diploma courses in education. For enrollment at the Amanna Training Institute in Brikama, applicants must be able to speak English and have completed Grade 12. In some programs, applicants should have at least five credits at West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) level.

Address: Manduar
Contact: (+220) 3976737 / 7489180 
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Sunday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Fongam Skills Training Institute

The skills center is owned by Fongam, a non-profit organization. In addition to teaching mathematics and English language, the Centre offeres Certificate in Business Management, Construction, Electrical Installation and Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Address: Tujereng
Contact: (+220) 7928790 / 3928790
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Education/Fongam-skills-training-institute-Tujereng-The-Gambia-1948814008752081/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Useful URL: https://www.voicegambia.com/2019/03/04/d4m-tujereng-skills-center-inaugurated/

Gaye Njorro Skills Academy

Gaye Njoro is a skills training center which trains and empowers youth and women in different marketable skills to become self-reliant and independent. It offers Certificates in Beauty Cosmetology, Catering, Hairdressing, and Massage Therapy. Admissions are open on a rolling basis to all individuals. The center, in collaboration with partners, sometimes provides fully funded programs to young girls from needy backgrounds.

Address: Brusubi Turntable
Contact: (+220) 4465283 / 995 6036
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GayeNjorroSkillsAcademy/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected] 
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Website: https://gayenjorroskillsacademy.com/

Gambia College

The Gambia College is a middle-level training institution that offers a range of choices in Agriculture, Education and Health, with campuses located in Brikama, Banjul, Bwiam and Basse. The Brikama campus is the largest, housing the Schools of Agriculture, Education, and Public Health. The College enables students to acquire the knowledge and skills for their chosen profession.

Address: Brikama
Contact: (+220) 484748 / 9919798
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/College---University/Gambia-College-School-of-Education-503935693132475/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 7:00pm
Website: https://gc.edu.gm/gc-life/campuses/

Gambia National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) 

The Gambia National Research Institute (NARI) maintains one of two main research stations in Yundum. The Institute enhances the agricultural entrepreneurial skills of Gambian youths and also has training courses on agricultural skills development, agricultural engineering, cropping systems and resource management.

Address: Brikama 
Contact: (+220) 4484921
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Product-Service/National-Agricultural-Research-Institute-NARI-608825999169316/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm 
Website: http://www.nari.gm/
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Glory Computer and Hair DesignTraining Institute

Glory Computer and Hair Design Training Institute offers trainings in different areas, including fashion design, hairdressing and information technology. The institute admits both Grade 9 school leavers and school dropouts who are interested in pursuing courses on life skills and computing. Applicants should be able to read and write in English language. The school is also a partner of Teach a Woman Foundation, which supports young women.

Address: Brikama
Contact: (+220) 9706262 / 3854071
Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/pg/Glory-Computer-Hair-Design-Training-Institute-Brikama-151670264953511/posts/?ref=page_internal
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Website: http://www.gchdti.edu.gm/gallery.html

House of Skills Training Center

House of Skills Training is a vocational training center where young people can learn different skills. The center offers Certificate and Diploma level courses in Bakery, Carpentry, Construction, Electrical Installation, and Joinery.

Address: Tanji Salanding
Contact: (+220) 7950207 / 7327309 / 2233174
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 4:15pm
Website: https://www.wecgambia.com/house-of-skills

Innovative Plastic Recyclers (IPR)

Innovative Plastic Recyclers have a large workshop and a training centre in Gunjur, which offers trainings on collecting plastic waste and transforming it into high-quality products. This forms part of IRP's belief that everyone has the right to live in a healthy environment.

Address: Gunjur
Contact: (+220) 3101932 
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/TARUD-inovative-plastic-recyclers-438918040188587/posts
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 9:00am-4:00pm
Website: https://gunjurplastics.com/

Insight Training Center

Insight Training Center provides education and skills training, focusing on young boys and girls, so that they can reach their full potential to be either employed in other institutions or be self-employed. It offers courses in the following areas: architectural draftmanship, banking, construction, electrical installation, English language, information technology and plumbing.

Address: Sinchu Alagie 
Contact: (+220) 4390226 / 9913402
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Insighttraingambia
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 6:00 pm
Website: http://www.insight.gm/

J Kastrup Skills Training Center

The center provides technical and vocational education and training. The curriculum includes subjects such as business management, construction, English language, fabrication, information technology, mathematics, tailoring, welding, among others.

Address: Kembujeh
Contact: (+220) 9903023 / 7933887
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Education/J-Kastrup-Skills-Training-Center-142007523064312/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 2:30pm Friday 8:30am - 12.00pm 
Website: http://www.ksf-gambia.dk/28048626

Khamsys Technologies Ltd

Khamsys Technologies is a higher education center which provides academic programs, including associate degrees (advanced diploma) and executive education courses. In collaboration with the University of Arizona, the center also serves as a campus for undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs. It offers courses like banking and finance, business management, information technology and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) database administration.

Address: Bijilo
Contact: (+220) 3700473 / 3924443
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KhamsysTechnologies/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 7:00pm
Website: http://www.khamsys.net/

Kun Dembo Health and Skills Center

The Kun Dembo Health and Skills Center offers youth the opportunity to learn food processing techniques and tailoring, while raising awareness on sexual and reproductive health issues in communities. The center also has a clinic where it runs general outpatient services.

Address: Gunjur
Contact: (+220) 9916495 / 3354004
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Kun-Dembo-Skills-Center-Gunju-Kombo-South-107935767349420/posts/?ref=page_internal
Hours of operation: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Kuras Garden Family Enterprise (KGFE)

KGFE is a family-owned business engaged in food processing and horticultural production, mainly for vegetables. It supports organic farmers through its vocational training school established on the farm site.

Address: Sotokoi
Contact:  (+220) 9984800 / 9113345 / 9924390
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Grocery-Store/Kuras-Garden-422103201194663/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Website: https://www.kurasgarden.com/

Marie Bennette Skills Training Center

Marie Bennett Skills Training Center provides training courses in English language, home science (including cookery, hygiene and nutrition), tie and dye, among others.

Address: Wellingara
Contact: (+220) 3524112 / 7777569
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Interest/Marie-bennett-skill-training-center-1643371912636343/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 1:10pm Friday 8:30am - 11:15am

Max-way Tropical Greening Farm

Max-way Tropical Greening Farm offers training opportunities in biogas production, nursery, vegetable gardening, among others.

Address: Brikama Nyambai
Contact: (+220) 3048722
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Patio-Garden/Max-way-Tropical-Greening-farm-103088041610186/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday-Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm
Website: 

MyFarm

MyFarm is a creative hub set up by Africa Startup where people of all ages come to be trained, learn, share knowledge and exchange ideas. It trains and encourages small business owners/start-ups to scale up, as well as offers training opportunities on carpentry, gardening and information technology.

Address: Nema Kunku
Contact: (+220) 7121212
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Grocery-Store/Kuras-Garden-422103201194663/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Website: https://africastartup.org/myfarm-2/

SBEC College

SBEC is a bilingual (English/French) educational institution that has both primary and secondary school. SBEC College offers fast-track and remedial programs for school leavers with deficiencies in English and mathematics, as well as professional and management courses. The college's UK qualification course offers students a progressive route to top UK Universities. The college offers courses in business management, English language proficiency, financial accounting, human resource management, and information technology and others. Applicants must have at least five credits at General Certificate of Education, Ordinary (GCE O) level or West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE).

Address: Salaji
Contact: (220) 3922014 / 7034349
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sbecinternational.gm/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Website: https://www.sbecinternational.com

SMD Policy Management Group

SMD Policy Management Group is an international consultancy firm that conducts corporate trainings for organizations. Some of the courses offered include administration of change, public debt management, and strategic human resource management.

Address: Bijilo
Contact: (+220) 3560989 / 7414097
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SMDPMI/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm 
Website: https://www.smd-institute.org/

Starfish Skills Center

Starfish Skills Center empowers Gambian girls by providing them with post-secondary education that focuses on service to humanity while at the same time providing international service-learning opportunities for volunteers. The Center's trainings are targeted at Gambian girls, who are mostly school dropouts or have graduated without a skill. Through its craft programme, Starfish trains girls in business skills and handicraft to support them as entrepreneurs and income-generators for their families in the future.

Address: Lamin
Contact: (+220) 7645952 / 3047732 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StarfishInternational/posts/starfish-international-skill-centers-exhibitionwe-are-wrapping-up-our-10-year-an/10157000252926134/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 2:00pm Friday 9:00am - 12:00pm
Website: www.starfishinternational.org

Strategy Management Institute (SMI)

SMI is a skills training center that offers Certificates in Front Office Management and Home Science.

Address: Brusubi
Contact: (+220) 7877710
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm

Sterling Consortium

Sterling Consortium offers a range of training courses, including alarm systems, graphic design, solar power installation and TV installation. The consortium caters to school dropouts, those without educational qualifications and any graduate who is interested in pursuing skills in the areas covered.

Address: Busumbala 
Contact: (+220) 3658926 / 2654772 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Academic-Camp/gambiacollege/about/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 7:00pm 

Suna Institute of Science and Technology

The Institute is a training institution that provides information technology skills. The institute offers courses in computer maintenance, database management, graphic design, operating systems, website design and others. Applicants must have completed Grade 12 and can read and write in English language.

Address: Brikama
Contact: (+220) 7926670 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SunaInstitute/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 7:00pm Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Website: www.suna.edu.gm

Wise Owl College

Wise Owl College is a tertiary institution that offers Advanced Diploma, Diploma and Certificate level courses in German Language, Information Technology (IT) User Skills and Networking.

Address: Brusubi
Contact: (+220) 9982019 / 7982019
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 6:00pm Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm

All Gambia Forestry Platform

AGFP is a non-political and non-for-profit organization that fights deforestation and promotes sustainable forestry management. It also promotes bird watching activities and engages in farming, food processing and tree planting, which generate job opportunities for youth.

Address: Wellingara
Contact: (+220) 5154197 / 7370775 / 9811797
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Lesvoscuba/posts/agfpall-gambia-forest-platform-in-non-political-and-non-profit-making-organisati/1349636918470627/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 7:00pm

Association of Small-Scale Enterprises in Responsible Tourism (ASSERT)

The Association of Small-Scale Enterprises in Responsible Tourism (ASSERT) brings together a large number of small enterprises that are active in the tourism industry. The Association advocates for and promotes businesses in the tourism sector. ASSERT is actively engaged in providing specialized capacity building opportunities for employment in the areas of arts and crafts, cultural encounters and responsible tourism management. It also provides internship and volunteer opportunities for youth in the tourism sector.

Address: Brufut
Contact: (+220) 7749277 / 3199115
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/assertgambia/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: www.assertgambia.com

Brikama Area Council (BAC)

BAC is the local government authority leading regional development activities. It primarily works to support young people in the region via collaboration with partners. The council occasionally sponsors a limited number of young people within the region to undergo skills trainings. Officials of the Council informally provide career guidance and counseling, while the Council occasionally permits internships.

Address: Brikama
Contact: (+220) 4484585 / 4484955 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/westcoast.bac/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm Friday 8:00am - 12:30pm
Useful URL : https://www.accessgambia.com/information/brikama-council.html

Gamjobs

Gamjobs is a job website portal for employers and job seekers, also occasionally offering training and career counselling, CV preparation, job search and soft skills. The site is dedicated to advertising, searching and finding jobs in The Gambia and connects employers to job seekers online.

Address: Sinchu Alagie
Contact: (+220) 438 2263 / 353 3578
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gamjobs
Email: [email protected] 
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Website: www.gamjobs.gm

M.A. Kharafi & Sons Ltd.

M.A. Kharafi & Sons is a Kuwait-based multi-national company with subsidiaries in The Gambia in a number of different fields, including communications, construction, import-export, industrial development, investments, manufacturing and restaurants. It has also a farm in Kafuta Village. Its subsidiaries in The Gambia, especially the farm, generate job opportunities for youth.

Address: Kafuta & Kuloro
Contact: (+220) 4494156 / 449 6377 / 990 4906 / 3439231 / 7741924
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kharafi.gm/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Useful URL: https://www.accessgambia.com/information/ma-kharafi-sons.html

Office of the Governor

The Office of the Governor inspects and monitors the activities of local government authorities. It occasionally offers internship opportunities for youth.

Address: Brikama
Contact: (+220) 7805038
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm Friday 8:00am - 12:30pm
Website: http://www.mlgrd.gov.gh/

Radville Farms Ltd.

Radville Farms is a private limited company with large agricultural plantations in Nema Kunku and Toubakuta. The company grows and exports tons of vegetables yearly and generates job opportunities for youth and women.

Address: Nemakunku
Contact: (+220) 4394232 / 4495717 / 447 2388 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Product-Service/Radville-farm-Gambia-Ltd-106862904788272/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Website: https://radville.gm/

Smart Farmers Association of The Gambia (AFAG)

AFAG is a membership-based association conceived by a group of people interested in promoting modern agricultural techniques in The Gambia. AFAG promotes efficient and sustainable farming practices and food production systems, trains young farmers on improved farming practices, and provides employment and training opportunities for the youth in these areas.

Address: Brikama Santasu
Contact: (+220) 2853742 / 51302307
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Smart-Farmers-Association-of-The-Gambia-105137218193742/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday-Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm
Website: https://sfaog.org/

Smiling Coast Food Processing Center

This center is a private enterprise set-up for the processing and packaging of different food products, which generates job opportunities for young people.

Address: Gunjur
Contact: (+220) 3016162
Facebook: https://ms-my.facebook.com/Smiling-Coast-Food-Processing-Center-Gunjur-104609071904266/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Building Empowerment: Rural Economic Engagement in Life (BE REEL)

BE REEL is a UK-based charity working in The Gambia. It offers business management trainings to young entrepreneurs who lack access to such trainings. Training courses offered by the organisation include the following: growing and selling of vegetables, hair-cutting, poultry farming and tailoring.

Address: Gunjur
Contact: (+220) 3025485
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/buildingempowerment/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm Friday 8:00am - 12:30pm
Website: https://www.bereel.org/

Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI)

GCCI works to foster a more proactive, service and policy-oriented interactive collaboration among businesses and between business and other stakeholders. It seeks to create and support private enterprises as well as improve the business environment in The Gambia. The Chamber supports businesses and enterpreneurs across the country.

Address: Bijilo 
Contact: (+220) 4461440 / 9985747 / 3985747
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gamchamber/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm 
Website: https://gcci.gm/

Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN)

Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia is a youth network that specializes in rural development and focuses on agribusiness, communication and information technology, community outreach programs in rural areas, entrepreneurship and leadership. It aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty among rural youth in The Gambia through exposure to opportunities and business prospects, innovation and knowledge. GYIN supports youth entrepreneurs across the country and regularly organizes rural entrepreneurs awards.

Address: Bijilo
Contact: (+220) 2502929 / 3938929 / 7834990
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GYINGAMBIA/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Website: www.gyin.org

National Beekeepers Association Gambia (NBAG)

NBAG is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting beekeeping, production of pure honey and beeswax cream. The association works to increase the livelihoods of rural communities, especially the youth, by training and giving support to small-scale farmers on bee hive care and how to be more productive apiarists. It also organizes sensitization programs on bee keeping for its members.

Address: Banjulinding 
Contact: (+220) 4472815 / 9957106 / 9916417
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Website: http://nsagm.weebly.com/nbag.html

Yep Africa The Gambia

Yep Africa is a registered national youth empowerment organization by the Youth Empowerment - Yep! Africa Foundation in Holland. It trains youth on business plan development, essentials of entrepreneurship, marketing, money and time management tips, and more. It also provides business consultancy and coaching for vulnerable youth and aspiring youth entrepreneurs.

Address: Brikama Nyambai
Contact: (+220) 9788297
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Yepafrica/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: https://www.yepafrica.org/gambia/

Opportunities in Lower River Region

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Agricultural Rural Farmer Training Center

The Agricultural Rural Farmer Training Center at the Jenoi Agricultural Training Centre is a government training center targeting agricultural extension workers. The center also serves as a training ground for young people in various skills in agriculture and agricultural entrepreneurship. The centre trains farmers on food processing, organic manure preparation, and recommended horticultural and rice production practices.

Address: Jenoi
Contact: (+220) 3624898 / 2100289 
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 7:00pm

Gaye Njoro Skills Academy

Gaye Njoro Skills Academy is a vocational school licensed to train and empower youth and women in different marketable skills to become self-reliant and independent in the future. It offeres training in catering and home management, hairdressing and cosmetology, and tailoring.

Address: Soma Mini Stadium
Contact: (+220) 7741466 / 3974146
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GayeNjorroSkillsAcademy
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:30pm
Website: https://gayenjorroskillsacademy.com/about/

Geineri Skill Centre

Geineri Skill Centre is the initiative of a youth association of Geineri village. The centre was setup through a combined financial contributions of the youth association and an external funding. As of now, the skill center trains youth in tailoring.

Address: Geineri
Contact: (+220) 7030806
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 2:00pm

Girls Guide Skills Training Centre

Girls Guide Skills Training Center offers skill training courses to girls. Its main focus is on girls who droped out of school and are passionate about pursuing a skill in animal husbandry, catering, computer and hairdressing. Other courses offered are poultry farming, and small ruminant management.

Address: Soma
Contact: (+220) 2830494 / 3047856 / 3047856
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Soma-Boys-Scouts-Skills-Training-Centre-108762263882334
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mixed Farming Center

The Mixed Farming Center provides training for farmers on best crop production (cereals, legumes and vegetables) methods, and on how to properly operate farming implements. It also provides internship and job opportunities for youth in the region.

Address: Jenoi
Contact: (+220) 7082598 / 3421849
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Rural Development Institute (RDI)

The Rural Development Institute engages in developing village agriculture and local business, through training young people on beekeeping, environmental protection, and fair trade practices. It also offers courses in integrated rural development and development studies.

Address: Mansakonko
Contact: (+220) 3794037 / 7877813 / 9981486 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RURAL-Development-Institute-RDI-247279335452087/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Rural Skills Training Center, GTTI Annex Mansakonko

Rural Skills Training Center is supported by the Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI). It trains youth in construction, electrical installation, plumbing, motor vehicle mechanics and welding and fabrication.

Address: Mansakonko
Contact: (+220) 9820403 / 3789573
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

School for Enrolled Community Health Nurses and Midwives

The school is the only nurse training facility in the Lower River Region and offers Certificates in Community Health Midwives (CHM) and Community Health Nursing (CHN).

Address: Mansakonko
Contact: (+220) 3951091 / 5531324 / 5107520
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 2:00pm 

Soma Scout Skills Center

The Soma Scout Skills Center is a vocational school located in Soma that provides computer training, printing and wireless internet services. It also teaches skills in block laying and concreting, garment making and small engine repairs.

Address: Soma
Contact: (+220) 3010533 / 5843270 / 9931892
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Soma-Boys-Scouts-Skills-Training-Centre-108762263882334/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 2:00pm

Soma Youth Hub

In addition to its usual recreational and sporting activities, Soma Youth Committee has turned part of their mini-stadium into a youth hub to provide a variety of services, such as basic information technology (IT) training, business incubation and guidance and conselling services for youth.

Address: Soma Mini Stadium
Contact: (+220) 3874202 / 2074123
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm

SOS Children's Villages the Gambia, Soma Branch

SOS Children's Villages is nonprofit organization that provides both alternative care and family strengthening programmes. SOS trains youth in basic information technology (IT) and business management, and provides startup support as well. It occasionally pays tution fees for needy students and runs series of sexual and reproductive health education programs for young people. It has training facilities in Kwinela Senior Secondary School, Pakalinding Youth Center, Soma Upper Basic School and Senior Secondary School, and Jappineh Senior Secondary School.

Address: Soma
Contact: (+220) 2785642
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Tahir Ahmadiyya School Information Technology Center

Tahir Ahmadiyya School Information Technology Center offers skills training courses in basic information technology (IT). It is based at Tahir Ahmadiyya Senior Secondary School. Admissions are open twice a year, January and July, to all individuals who can read and write in English.

Address: Mansakonko
Contact: (+220) 7373612 / 3939612 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tahir-Ahmadiyya-Muslim-Upper-and-Senior-secondary-School-387129352112664
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 7:00pm

Young Men Christian Association (YMCA), Soma Branch

YMCA Soma Branch trains young people in different skill areas, such as carpentry, catering, electric installation, plumbing, satellite installation, tailoring and welding. Occasionally, YMCA occasionally pays for apprenticeship programs and provides orientation services, among others.

Address: Soma
Contact: (+220) 3349247 / 7674628
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/somagambianews/posts/update-ymca-soma-branch-g-raduates-30-young-people-in-different-skills-areas-you/2636676493098457/
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Website: http://www.ymca.gm/

International Trypanotolerance Center (ITC) The Gambia

The International Trypanotolerance Center is an independent, non-profit research body. its objective is to increase livestock production and utilization in the humid and subhumid zones through the wider and better use of disease-resistant indigenous breeds of cattle, sheep and goats. The original mandate of the center was to study trypanotolerance. It provides limited job and internship opportunities for the youth in the area and beyond.

Address: Keneba
Contact: (+220) 3443568 / 7445137
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Website: https://cgspace.cgiar.org/handle/10568/47483

Mansakonko Area Council

Mansakonko Area Council provides guidance and counselling to young people in the region during their periodic visits to the council. The council also supports young people in executing their youth activities and provides limited job and internship opportunities.

Address: Soma
Contact: (+220) 5531225 / 5531226 / 3822998
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mkac.lrr/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Website: https://mkac.gm/

Soma Multimedia Center and Community Radio

The Soma Multimedia Center and Community Radio offers skills training courses in basic information technology (IT). It also offers traineeships/internships in community journalism to young people.

Address: TransGambia Road, Soma
Contact: (+220) 7168070 / 3994704 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SomaFM88.8
Email: [email protected] 
Hours of operation: Monday - Sunday 8:30am - 2:00pm and 6:30pm - 12:00am

National Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI)

In partnership with Regional Youth Committee, NEDI provides business training, loans and grant facilities for youth in the region. Through its funding for young entrepreneurs, it has helped establish a beekeeping and food processing center, among other initiatives in the region for the youth and women.

Address: Soma Mini Stadium
Contact: (+220) 2573712 / 3874202
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Government-Organization/NEDI-985950751447965/
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Tresor Women Warriors

Tresor Women Warriors is a non-profit, non-political and non- religious organization founded by Kumba Daffeh-Kah in 2019. It is a women-led organization aimed at uplifting women to financial freedom to impact their lives, their families and communities. They are engaged in the empowerment and general well-being of their target beneficiaries. Through its entrepreneurship and education programs, the organization trains young and middle-aged women with skills to become job creators for themselves and their peers. Also, with its micro-finance scheme, it offers capital for the establishment of businesses and offered mentorship assistance throughout the process of running these ventures.

Address: Kwinella
Contact: (+220) 9888444 / 3779095 / 7988444
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Tresor-Women-Warriors-2221260744585506/posts/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Website: https://tresorwomenwarriors.org/about/

Opportunities in Central River Region

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Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust

The Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust is a small charity organization registered in both the UK and The Gambia. The GHDT conducts educational programs and community development activities, hosts an annual horse and donkey show and provides veterinary services. In addition to its training for livestock assistants, GHDT has an educational program for school-going children covering farmer's training workshops on equine care and welfare, equine professionals, and equine specialties, among others.

Address: Sambel Kunda
Contact: (+220) 3289758 / 5088179
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gambiahorseanddonkey/
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Website: http://www.gambiahorseanddonkey.org.uk/

Gambia Tourism and Hospitality Management Institute (GTHI) Annex

The GTHI prepares professionals in the tourism and hospitality industry. It trains them as cruise ship, hotel, resort or restaurant managers, operators and supervisors. GTHI also offers courses in cooking and pastry, food and beverages, etc.

Address: Janjangbureh
Contact: (+220) 3137268 / 7362990
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DestinationJanjanburehGMB/posts/the-gambia-tourism-hospitality-management-institute-annex-in-janjanburehhas-trai/471108343802338/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: https://www.gthi.gm/facilities

National Agricultural Research Institute (NARI) 

NARI is a major player in The Gambia's Agricultural Research System (NARS). NARI maintains two main research stations and operates several satellite research stations countrywide. At the institute’s headquarters in Brikama, three laboratories for pest management, soil analysis, and food quality analysis are operational. It enhances the agricultural entrepreneurial skills of Gambian youths in areas such as agricultural engineering, cropping systems and resource management.

Address: Sapo
Contact: (+220) 4484921 / 5237348
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Agricultural-Cooperative/Nari-The-Gambia-116267605199158/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Websites: http://www.nari.gm/
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School of Enrolled Nurses (SEN) and Midwifery

The School of Enrolled Nurses and Midwifery is a second-level nurse training institution. It was initially meant to train nurse attendants on basic nursing procedures in the absence of a registered nurse program at the time. The school has been upgraded into a second-level nurse training institution and an operating syllabus has been developed. The school offers Certificates in Enrolled Midwifery (EM) and General Enrolled Nursing (GEN).

Address: Bansang
Contact: (+220) 7674785
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SENSCHOOL1977/
Email: [email protected] 
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: https://sengambia.com/

Agency for Village Support (AVISU)

The Agency for Village Support facilitates and provides aid to grassroots communities in the Lower Saloum and Central River Region. The agency advocates and works to assist vulnerable communities, with a particular focus on the welfare of marginalized rural women. It also offers agricultural extension support in collaboration with other NGOs and groups involved in rural development. The agency focuses on agriculture, education, environment, and natural resources. Although limited, it provides job and internship opportunities for youth.

Address: Kaur Wharftown Kaur 
Contact: (+220) 7442933
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Non-Governmental-Organization--NGO-/Agency-for-village-support-AVISU-122149658419025/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: http://nsagm.weebly.com/avisu.html

Bansang Community Radio

The Bansang Community Radio offers young people a platform to advocate and voice issues affecting them. It also provides periodic training and internships for young people in community journalism and broadcasting.

Address: Bansang
Contact: (+220) 5674042 / 2269219 / 3823448 
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Sunday 8:00am - 3:00pm and 6:00pm - 12:00am 
Useful URL : https://radio-africa.org/fm/fm.php?itu=Gambia&region=crv

Brikama Ba Community Radio

The Brikama Ba Community Radio offers the youth in Brikama Ba and the surrounding communities a platform to advocate and advance issues affecting them. It also trains young people and provides internships in community journalism.

Address: Brikama Ba
Contact: (+220) 3338767 / 2655858
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Sunday 8:00am - 3:00pm and 6:00pm - 12:00am 
Useful URL : https://radio-africa.org/fm/fm.php?itu=Gambia&region=crv

Janjanbureh Area Council

The Janjanbureh Area Council is the second local government authority in the Central River Region (CRR). It is located on the south bank of the River Gambia. The Council provides limited employment and development opportunities for young people through revenue collection in local markets (lumos) and commercial zones across the region. It also occasionally offers training opportunities for youth and scholarships to deserving needy students.

Address: Janjanbureh
Contact: (+220) 7338279
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Government-Organization/Janjanbureh-AREA-Council-2024164110985866/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm Friday 8:00am - 12:30pm

Kuntaur Area Council

The Kuntaur Area Council is one of two local government authorities in the Central River Region (CRR). It is located in the district of Niani, on the north bank of River Gambia. The Council, on a limited basis, provides employment opportunities for young people via revenue collection in local markets (lumos) and other commercial centres. It also offers counseling and mentorship programs that support youth career development.

Address: Kuntaur 
Contact: (+220) 3732105
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Government-Organization/Kuntaur-area-council-245730832285019/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm Friday 8:00am - 12:30pm

Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC)

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce is the umbrella body and voice of young entrepreneurs in The Gambia. The GYCC supports small enterprises to expand business linkages and market opportunities which boosts their potential and earnings. It provides business coaching for startups, entrepreneurship capacity building, facilitates access to finance for its members and other entrepreneurs, and links them to market.

Address: Kuntaur 
Contact: (+220) 5389993 / 2171626
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GYCCGambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: https://www.gycc.gm/

Opportunities in North Bank Region

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Future in Salikenni Computer Training Centre

Future in Salikenni is a non-profit organization that offers a range of training programs for youths in the North Bank Region. The courses offered include computer literacy, farming and horticulture. The programs are offered free of charge to the residents of Salikenni and its surrounding villages.

Address: Salikenni 
Contact: (+220) 9872435 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Future.in.Salikenni/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Website: https://www.globalnpo.org/DE/Bochum/183645925744/Future-in-Salikenni---Gambia-e.V.

Gambia Songhai Initiative (GSI) 

The Gambia Songhai Initiative is a development organization that promotes skills development. It builds the capacity of youth in the areas of agribusiness, entrepreneurship, leadership and management. It aims at creating economically viable agribusiness enterprises in The Gambia.

Address: Chamen 
Contact: (+220) 6440734 / 2410443
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/The-Gambia-Songhai-Initiative-GSI-324139424871425/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Gaye Njoro Skills Academy Farafenni Annex

Gaye Njorro Skills Academy is a licensed and accredited vocational skills training institute. It trains and empowers youth and women in different marketable skills areas, including catering, home management, tailoring and garment construction.

Address: Farafenni
Contact: (+220) 3956036 / 9956036 / 7956036
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/550056345039869/posts/new-alertfarafenni-annex-creates-space-for-innovative-ways-to-learn-information-/3791076557604482/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:30am - 6:30pm
Website: https://gayenjorroskillsacademy.com/about/

Insight Training Centre Annex

Insight Training Centre is a tertiary institution established to provide affordable, quality and relevant skills training to everyone, especially the youth. It offers courses such as basic information and communications technology (ICT), entrepreneurship, poultry and small ruminant management among others.

Address: Kuntaya
Contact: (+220) 3501218 / 2764541 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Insighttraingambia
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: http://www.insight.gm/

Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE) In-service Training Education Unit

The MOBSE Inservice Training Education Unit launched the Second Chance Education Program (SCEP) for out-of-school youth and secondary school dropouts. The program offers courses such as English language, mathematics, science, social and environmental studies.

Address: Regional Education Directorate, Kerewan
Contact: (+220) 5211624
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/106120834304773/posts/second-chance-education-program-nationwide-sensitization-day-1hello-from-upper-r/206512867598902/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 12:30pm
Useful URL: https://www.voicegambia.com/2019/01/28/mobse-sensitize-stakeholders-second-chance-education-program/

NBR Young Entrepreneurship Association

The NBR Young Entrepreneurship Association is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit and non-government organization. It focuses on building the capacity and capability of young entrepreneurs to grow personally and professionally and take their businesses to the highest level. It trains youth entrepreneurs in coaching, entrepreneurship and mentorship.

Address: Kerewan
Contact: (+220) 3148721
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/NBR-YOUNG-entrepreneurs-association-698808727217730/posts/?ref=page_internal
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Useful URL: https://gyingambia.gm/chairperson-of-nbr-young-entrepreneurs-breaking-barriers/

Njawara Agricultural Training Centre (NATC)

The Njawara Agricultural Training Centre is a community-led non-government organization with facilities and working fields for the training of farm workers. It develops the capacities of women and youth in sustainable agriculture practices and food security. Trainees are mentored to become job creators instead of job seekers.

Address: Njawara
Contact: (+220) 9906933 / 3445154 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Nonprofit-Organization/Njawara-Agricultural-Training-Center-1665650323658162/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Website: https://www.natcgm.org/

President's International Award (PIA)

The President's International Award is an organization dedicated to youth development. It trains young people in automechanics, fashion design, hairdressing and tailoring.

Address: Kerewan
Contact: (+220) 3508680
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Organization/The-Presidents-International-Awardthe-Gambia-1459421870812041/
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Rural Development Organisation (RDO)

The overarching mission of the Rural Development Organisation is to reduce extreme poverty in rural Gambia. It does this by supporting and developing the entrepreneurial skills of smallholder farmers and trains them in integrated agricultural farming practices.

Address: Farafenni
Contact: (+220) 3720871 / 3049012 / 7995871 / 7459851 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RDOGambia/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected] 
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Useful URL: https://www.food1.com/food-suppliers/sabablou-de?__cf_chl_jschl_tk__=pmd_pkOSZLzXb2fN1kQNQA.MXQmFx8cYVkym22lsoWYenhQ-1635356112-0-gqNtZGzNAiWjcnBszQg9

Agency for Development of Women and Children (ADWAC)

ADWAC is a registered non-government organization dedicated to increasing the capacity of women and children to overcome poverty. It focuses on agricultural communities by utilizing a multi-sectoral approach, engaging in activities such as education, food security, healthcare, microfinancing and the issuing of loans. Through its different interventions, the organization offers job opportunities for youth and women.

Address: Kerewan
Contact: (+220) 7074943
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/adwacgambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Website: https://adwac.org/

Association for Child Education (TAFCE)

The Association for Child Education is a charitable organization founded by young people. It supports the education and health of rural children as well as promotes their rights through various grassroots initiatives. The association is affiliated with the West African Rural Development Centre (WARD), which is a community development organization. It offers internship and volunteering opportunities for youth.

Address: Kerewan
Contact: (+220) 3991576 / 7720158
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Useful URL : https://www.accessgambia.com/extra/association-for-child-education-tafce.html

Farafenni Community Radio

The Farafenni Community Radio offers young people a platform to advocate for and voice issues affecting them. It also offers internships in community journalism for young people.

Address: Farafenni
Contact: (+220) 3931964 / 7353391
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/farafennicr/
Hours of operation: Monday - Sunday 8:00am - 3:00pm and 6:00pm - 12:00am 

Kerewan Area Council (KAC)

The Kerewan Area Council is the local government authority leading regional development activities. It primarily works to support young people in the region via collaboration with partners. The council also sponsors a limited number of young people within the region to undergo skills training with learning institutions. In partnership with other organizations, it implements "cash-for-work" initiatives, which employs youth to construct buildings, dig trenches, drill boreholes, fence gardens, lay down pipes, etc.

Address: Kerewan
Contact: (+220) 9934740 / 7650833 / 5201102
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm Friday 8:00am - 12:30pm
Website: http://www.kerewanareacouncil.com/

Kerewan Community Radio

Kerewan Community Radio offers young people the platform to advocate for issues affecting them. It also offers internships in community journalism to young people.

Address: Kerewan
Contact: (+220) 3473945 / 7079719 / 9115098
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Sunday 8:00am - 3:00pm and 6:00pm - 12:00am

Nuimi FM

Nuimi FM is a private radio station that offers young people a platform to advocate for issues affecting them. It provides internships in community journalism for young people.

Address: Essau
Contact: (+220) 2937439 / 3666085 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/niumifm94.0/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Sunday 7:00am - 2:00am

Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC), NBR Regional Chapter

The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce is a youth-led trade support organization established to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). It provides market opportunities for young businesses and boosts their potential to succeed and improves their earnings. Part of its mandate is to advocate for the creation of an enabling environment for sustainable youth-friendly trade policies. It provides coaching, entrepreneurship training and mentorship to young entrepreneurs.

Address: Kerewan
Contact: (+220) 2384586
Facebook: www.facebook.com/gyccgambia
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Website: https://www.gycc.gm/about-us/

Opportunities in Upper River Region

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Chigambas Skills Training Centre

The Chigambas Skills Training Centre offers life skills to young people with a campaign aimed at informing young Gambians about ongoing support programmes to mitigate irregular migration while showcasing and encouraging them to succeed at home. Courses offered include carpentry, gament making, tailoring and welding. Admissions are open to individuals throughout the year.

Address: Basse Mansajang
Contact: (+220) 2264774
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Saturday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Website: http://ysd.gm/about

Gambia College Basse Annex

The Gambia College Basse is a tertiary institution that provides access to college education for people in the rural Gambia. In addition to offering Advanced Diploma and Diploma in Education, it offers a Certificate in Early Childhood Development, including teaching practice. Applicants are required to have at least four credits at the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). A pass in English language and mathematics at WASSCE level is accepted in some programs. In their final year, students are sent on traineeships across the country.

Address: Basse, Sabi Road 
Contact: (+220) 7368460 / 4484812
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Community-College/Gambia-college-503506909694944/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Website: https://gc.edu.gm/schools/

Gambia Telecommunication and Multimedia Institute (GTMI) Basse Annex

GTMI is a tertiary training institute that offers technical and vocational skills training to Gambian youth in the Upper River Region. Courses offered at GTMI Basse include information and communication technology (ICT), laptop and mobile phone repairs, satellite receiver configuration and installation.

Address: Basse Santa Su 
Contact: (+220) 9977530 / 5669335
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/people/Gambia-Telecommunications-and-Multimedia-Institute-GTMI/100043658456416/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Website: http://www.gtmi.gm

Gambia Technical Training Institute (GTTI) Annex- Julangel Campus

The GTTI is a tertiary institution that provides technical and vocational training to Gambian youth in Upper River Region. Courses offered include laptop repairs, mobile phone repairs, information and communication technology (ICT), and satellite receiver installation and configuration.

Address: Julangel
Contact: (+220) 3490576 / 3791224
Facebook: https://it-it.facebook.com/people/Gambia-Technical-Training-Institute/100064028144255/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Website: https://gtti.gm/

Nasir Senior Secondary School

This school is one of the many co-educational institutions run in various African countries by the worldwide Ahmadiyya Movement. Besides providing secondary education opportunities to youth, Nasir SSS also offers them and those in satellite communities computer classes in Basse.

Address: Mansajang Kunda
Contact: (+220) 3172543
Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100566323323716
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Thursday and Saturday 7:40am - 6:45pm

SOS Regional Mother and Adult Training Centre (RMATC), Basse Campus

RMATC provides training in childcare for the SOS mothers and aunties to enable them to fulfil their role as caregivers. It has created a platform for the provision of training opportunities for young men and women from all walks of life. It offers the following courses: adult literacy, catering and hotel management, marketing, sewing, social work and youth work.

Address: Basse Mansajang
Contact: (+220) 2768929 / 7001646 / 2768929
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SOSCVTheGambia/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Website: https://www.sos-childrensvillages.org/where-we-help/africa/gambia/bakoteh/community-work

Sterling Consortium, Basse

Sterling Consortium offers a range of training courses including alarm systems, graphic design, hairdressing, small engine repair, solar power installation, tilling, and TV installation, among others. It caters for school dropouts, uneducated people and any graduate who is interested pursuing a skill in the identified skill areas.

Address: Basse Mansajang 
Contact: (+220) 3658926
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sterling-Technical-Training-Centre-1607560262866572/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 7:00pm 

Tostan The Gambia Basse

The Tostan Gambia Chapter is a registered non-governmental organization. It offers a community-led, non-formal education and community development projects. It provides training in brick laying, entrepreneurship, local languages, making of sanitary pads, and small engine repair.

Address: KobaKunda
Contact: (+220) 3438600 / 717 2257 / 4465509
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tostan-Gambia-174435235901314/
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Website: www.tostan.org

Tumanna Agency for Development (TAD)

The TAD is a social development agency that contributes to the fight against poverty and vulnerability through training initiatives in bakery, beekeeping, climate change, food processing, horticulture and soap making.

Address: Tinkinjo 
Contact: (+220) 2161895 / 3200258
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tumanaagencyfordevelopment/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 7:00pm

Wulli and Sandu Development Agency (WASDA)

WASDA is a registered non-governmental organization engaged in the promotion of agriculture and children's education. The organization trains youth in carpentry, horticulture, tailoring, welding, women's empowerment, and many other skills.

Address: Kerewan Badala 
Contact: (+220) 6588925 / 7896505 / 6410568 / 3788925 / 3073713 / 2709044
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Agriculture/Wuli-and-Sandu-Development-Agency-104388448004224/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6:00pm
Website: https://wasdaurr.wixsite.com/wasda/about

Basse Area Council

Basse Area Council is the local government department of the Upper River Region (URR). The Council occasionally provides employment opportunities for young people, such as revenue collection in local markets (lumos) and market places. There are hecters of land available for youths that want to engage in agriculture. The Council offers counseling and mentorship to youth on career development. Similarly, the Area Council, through its youth empowerment initiatives, collaborates with other institutions in private and non-profit sectors to create employment opportunities for the youth.

Address: Basse Santa Su
Contact: (+220) 3727112 / 7692751 / 2180331
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BASSEASC/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Website: https://basse-area-council.business.site/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral

Basse Health Centre (BHC)

Basse Health Centre is the major health care provider in Basse and the surrounding villages. It provides both in-and out-patient services. Due to its high demand for manpower, the facility continues to provide limited job and internship opportunities for youth in the region.

Address: Basse Santa Su
Contact: (+220) 3993448
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Sunday 7:00am - 7:00am 

Department of Livestock Services (DLS)

The Department of Livestock Services is under the Ministry of Agriculture, responsible for matters relating to animal husbandry and veterinary services. The department provides youth with limited job and internship opportunities as livestock extension workers, livestock owners, among others. It also trains livestock farmers on improved livestock husbandry and management practices.

Address: Basse Manneh Kunda
Contact:  (+220) 3429687 / 3906800
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/485012795165293/posts/the-department-of-livestock-services-under-the-ministry-of-agriculture-in-collab/532404113759494/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Offfice of the Governor URR

As the representative of the President and the government in the region, the office of the Governor exercises the executive powers in the area. It advises the Minister of Local Government on regional policies and programs and issues affecting the area. The office occasionally provides internship opportunities for youth in the region.

Address: Basse Mansajang
Contact: (+220) 2530535
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/112359430446549/posts/governors-office-urr/112363097112849/
Email: [email protected]
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Regional Youth Development Kafo (RYDK)

The Regional Youth Development Kafo is a youth-led organization that supports youth development initiatives in the region. It has been engaged in development activities such as bakery, fish farming, horticulture and poultry farming. Through these initiatives, it offers limited job and apprenticeship opportunities for interested youth.

Address: Kundam Farm
Contact: (+220) 7147640 / 3179794
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

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