GROUNDNUT NON-PROFIT ASSOCIATION

The Gambia


Working with people living in rural communities of the Gambia.

About Us



Groundnut is a new non-profit association of volunteers registered in the Gambia. It is in the process of also being registered in Italy. Through personal donations and fundraising activities, Groundnut is committed to improving the lives of rural Gambians living in poverty.

The association aims at providing villagers with quality assistance to address the challenges of their basic needs and make available some necessary tools to develop income-generating activities.  Groundnut will offer direct and sustainable support towards the priority activities of the beneficiaries with the hope that this opportunity will lead to a better quality of life in terms of increased income, higher literacy, improved health conditions and prevention of environment degradation.
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Executive Committee


Yasmina Barka

Executive Secretary and Founder

Yasmina has worked for an International Organisation. She is the co-founder of a UN employees association named The Help Fund which has financed more than 300 small scale educational project in the developing countries.

Sana F.K. Jatta

Chairperson and Founder

Sana has retired as Director of East and Southern Africa of IFAD (UN Agency based in Rome). He is now the CEO of Jaatoli Enterprise based in the Gambia.

Susan E. Jones

Vice-Chair and Founder

Susan has worked for international organisations in Belgium, Italy and the United States. She also spent four years living in Africa. She is now retired and the author of two novels.

Alessandra Nigri

Treasurer and Founder

Alessandra is a Financial Advisor with an extensive experience in the sector. She advocates for a culture that denies all violence against women and for their economic and social empowerment

Mary Heys

Executive Member and Founder

Sabel Ndure

Executive Member and Founder

Events


  • 07/11/2019 19:30
  • Francesco Forti Ricevimento

On Thursday, 7th November 2019 , Do not miss our first fundraiser dinner dance !! Please send an email to book at info@groundnut.org

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First Project


Solar Miling Machine for the Women of Sutukoba in the Gambia

this sucess story project has led to the creation of Groundnut Association

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Batteries for Solar Milling Machine

We have a problem with the installation of the solar milling machine for Sutukoba. Because it is the raining season, the machine works only half an hour and we need to upgrade it with special batteries. We received the bill from Gam Solar Energy for Euro 2300. We will need to do another fundraiser to cover this cost

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Media


Gambian Newspaper " The Standard"

This article with the title "New Solar Milling Machine Elates Sutukoba" has been published after the inauguration on 7 September 2019 of a solar milling machine donated to a group of Women of Sutukoba, thanks to the donation from friends and Family.

Contact


  • Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Constitution and By-Laws


Registration of Groundnut



 THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA

Form R 1

Pursuant to section 22(5)


Company
Number
  2019/C9661


I HEREBY CERTIFY THAT GROUNDNUT IS INCORPORATED UNDER THE COMPANIES ACT 2013.

THE COMPANY IS A CHARITABLE ORGANISATION (ASSOCIATION/FONDATION)