Fundraising

House Party

On November 23rd Swansea Gambia Link hosted a fundraising house party which turned out to be a huge success. The party was held at the house of two of the committee members and was given a “Lion King” theme, which involved the house being kitted out in animal print décor, East African music playing and …

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2012-3 Update

2012/13 was a mixed year for the Swansea-Gambia Link. On the one hand, we raised nearly £5,000 through a combination of the Auction of Promises (brilliantly auctioneer-ed by Paul Jones) and a number of us running the Llanelli Half Marathon in early March. A huge thank-you to all those who gave, ran, donated and bid …

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Talent Show ’08

The Talent Show, organised by the Swansea medicine students, was a great success. Acts from the students themselves, doctors from the NHS Trust, housemates, friends and family included pop and ethnic dancing, music and song. Featured acts included: A101 – Live music from Phil Maull, Sean Doherty, Shaun Favell & Martin Fawcett Uma Rajesh – …

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Health the Gambia Support

As part of the pathology project, a decommissioned tissue processor has been donated from the Swansea NHS Trust to the pathology department at the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital. Prior to this, all tissue specimens for analysis in the Gambia were being processed by hand – a laborious and time-consuming process.  The tissue processor will greatly …

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