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Association Of Non-Governmental Organizations
Tel: (220) 390096
Fax: (220) 390095
Gambia Business and Professional Women (GBPW)
4 Momodou Jagne Street Dippa
P.O.Box 2346 Banjul
The Gambia National Women's Council and National Women's Bureau
No 1 Marina Parade
c/o Office of the President Banjul, The Gambia.
Objectives: To advise government on proper measures to take in mobilizing and integrating women as equal partners in the economic, social and cultural development of the Gambia; To recommend to government proposals for removal of traditional beliefs and practices that impact negatively on women; To run advocacy seminars/workshops ensuring full utilization of local institutions; To study and devise programmes to assist government in the establishment of machinery and procedure for a continuous review and evaluation of the progress made by women in the field of National Development.
Gambia Women's Finance Association (GWFA)
No. 71 Hagan Street
Ministry of Health, Social Welfare and Women's Affairs
Banjul, The Gambia
Objectives: To perform the functions of the former Women's Bureau, which was sponsored by the National Women's Council; Promote the Welfare and Socio-economic status of women; Improve agricultural production, skills development and training, improve maternal health, disseminate information; Develop a WID strategy to improve status of women and further the total development effort.
Women in Service Development Organisation & Management (WISDOM)
No. 214 Tasfir Demba Mbaye
P.O. Box 108, Banjul
(Women, Credit, Savings)
1 Marina Parade, c/o The President's Office
State House. PO Box 83, Banjul.
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This information was last updated on October 28, 2003.