http://www.beechdale-energy.co.uk  have generously donated and installed 16 solar panels at Sinchu Njabo school on the north bank of the river Gambia.   A reconnaisance visit of 3 engineers took place in November 2011 followed by an enthusiastic team of 8 engineers who arrived in January 2012 and spent a week installing the solar panels and completely refurbishing a classroom to turn it into a computer lab.  The village currently has no electricity, these are the first computers in the area.  The project was unveiled at a large celebration and the engineers were presented with their own Gambian outfits in memory of their time spent in the village.

Sinchu Njabo School

The Gambian Schools Trust - Projects

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