• Goodbye!

    It’s been a day of emotional goodbyes today, with Fatoumatta leaving this afternoon and our goodbye potluck lunch for everyone!  These last two weeks have gone so fast; thank you so much to our colleagues for the beautiful… Read More

  • Gambian Student Visit 2017

    Very sadly its coming to the end of our exchange student’s visit for this year, so we thought we would take the opportunity to look back over the past couple of weeks. We’ve had some great food (thanks… Read More

  • A welcome from our new SGL committee for 2016/17

      As of October 2016, there has been a new committee taking over the reins of the running of The Swansea Gambia Link. We have been settling into each of our roles over the last couple of months… Read More

  • Breakfast with our Gambian students

    We’re having a great time getting to know and hosting our Gambian students. Having already introduced them to beach volleyball (and the joys of the ever-changing Welsh weather!), last night our wonderful SGL committee chair Marianne so kindly… Read More

The Link: History

Professor Steve Allen first travelled to The Gambia as an adventure-seeking medic in 1988 and has been committed to developing Gambian medicine ever since.

In a 2008 interview, he explains why the Link was started and what it’s all about.

“I think it’s just worthwhile toProfessor Steve Allen, founder of the Swansea Gambia Link try and even the balance a bit and to make the world a fairer place.”

 

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Bonfire Bonanza

The Swansea-Gambia Link Charity held a bonfire bonanza to raise money. They hosted a house party with mulled wine, roasted marshmallows and sparklers and then headed down to the beach to enjoy the firework display in Swansea bay!… Read More

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Halloween Bake Off

The new 2019-2020 Gambia Link Society started their fundraising year on the sweet side with a Halloween Bake Off. Some incredible cakes were brought in and judged by our very own Paul Hollywood (Carl!), and it was Lauren who… Read More

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Auction of Promises 2017

A little late coming but we wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone that made the evening a success this year.We managed to raise the money for the Gambian student exchange and did it in style. Thank… Read More

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