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Latest Maintenance Projects

Both the SOS School and the Nursery School have had some TLC these past few weeks. The SOS School have had classrooms 10& 11 refurbished and the Nursery School has had some exterior paintwork carried out.

SOS School Classrooms 10 & 11

Nursery School – Exterior Paintwork

By |February 23rd, 2016|News|Comments Off

Football Kits Well Received

An impromptu football match was arranged during the latest visit between a few village children in Bakau. The children had a fabulous time in their new kits and made them feel part of a real team. The tree in the middle of the pitch didn’t deter them and they enjoyed the game with lots of […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|News|Comments Off

Next Visit Planned – Nov 2015

It’s that time of year again when the Trustees are planning their next visit to visit the school for the annual maintenance inspection and yearly appraisals. It’s important for the charity to make sure that the school is running well and if there are any issues with the building the team put a plan into […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|News|Comments Off

Young players donate kits to BASIG

Young players from Cornard Dynamos Youth Football Club handed over a hundred of their unused and old kits to  Build a School in Gambia last week. They were received by the charity’s co-founder Alan Seager who intends to distribute the red and black strips to the children living in the small Gambian village called Sukuta […]

By |October 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off

Charity Boxing Match

A huge well done to our very own Boxing Inferno Helen Fenton who took part in a Charity Boxing Match on Friday 17th July to raise funds for the school in Gambia. The charity is very close to Helen’s heart so she was prepared to take the punches to raise important funds for the children. […]

By |July 21st, 2015|News|Comments Off

Local Press Coverage

Our recent golf day and dinner have hit the local press bringing some new exposure to the charity. We have recently featured in the local Hadleigh Community News Magazine for June and on the Love Golf pages of the East Anglian Daily Times. Great news!

By |June 24th, 2015|News|Comments Off

Golf Day & Dinner raises over £16k

We are delighted to announce that The Build a School in Gambia Golf Day and Dinner was a huge success raising over £16,000 for the charity.  The event was staged at the Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa and was well attended by many in the Plumbing & Heating Business.  This year the Golf […]

By |May 19th, 2015|News|Comments Off

Race Night Success

We had another fantastic night on Saturday, raising funds with lots of ‘fun’ thrown in. Our race night raised over £1000 for the Build a School in Gambia Charity. Thank you to everyone that came and made the night such a great success and dug deep….buying cakes (thanks to Dianne! Over £100 was made on […]

By |March 30th, 2015|News|Comments Off

Saving Saikou

We are very happy to report that BASIG has been able to help a little boy, Saikou, who recently had an emergency hernia operation. It was spotted by one of our BASIG members, Pauline, who was visiting the Mrs Jallow’s school. She noticed that Saikou had a huge navel hernia and it was aggravating him. […]

By |March 18th, 2015|News|15,413 Comments

Raise Your Glass for Johnny Wark!

It is with great pleasure to announce that we have secured the entertainment for our fully booked Golf Day at Stoke By Nayland Hotel & Spa on the 15th May….. JOHNNY WARK
John Wark is a Scottish former footballer who spent most of his playing time with Ipswich Town. He won a record four ‘Player of […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|News|13,168 Comments