UK Registered Charity No: 1087744

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Mid-Gorgol Community Project

Dec 2009

Mid-Gorgol Community Project

This year has seen huge deluges of rain sweep away 50% of the rice crops. This disaster was quickly followed by vast flocks of quelea birds...
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Climate Change

Dec 2009

Climate Change

It is becoming increasingly apparent that climate change is actually leading to increased precipitation in the Sahel, the region just south of the Sahara in which we work...
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Sylla Women’s Organic Market Garden Project

Jan 2009

Sylla Women’s Organic Market Garden Project

This four-year project still has over a year to run. Already, however, all 7.5 hectares of the project land are being exploited...
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School Project

Jan 2009

School Project

Mamadou Konte, head teacher of Leqceiba’s second primary school, is extremely pleased with his newly rehabilitated library and new desks...
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Mid-Gorgol Community Project

Jan 2009

Mid-Gorgol Community Project

It has been an extremely difficult year for farmers in the mid-Gorgol region. Although the rains even a little to the south...
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Well Digging

Jan 2009

Well Digging

The well at our Windy Jammy site has transformed the lives of the 1000-strong Windy Jammy livestock-herding community. Much less time is now taken up fetching and carrying water...
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Micro-credit

Jan 2009

Micro-credit

A period of consultation and research has resulted in twenty-six villages being identified as potential recipients of micro-credit...
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The Big Walk. Section 1: Completed - Cape Wrath to Inverness

Sep 2008

The Big Walk. Section 1: Completed - Cape Wrath to Inverness

Trustee Peter Hudson made his way to the North-Western-most tip of Scotland at Cape Wrath to kick off the Big Walk...
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Another Great Sponsored Walk in France

Mar 2008

Another Great Sponsored Walk in France

Seven of us walked some 50 miles in the Languedoc region of southern France following the fantastic Route de Cathars...
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New Toyota Service Vehicle Purchased

Mar 2008

New Toyota Service Vehicle Purchased

The generous donation by one individual of the total cost of a new Toyota Hilux pick-up truck has allowed us to replace the existing service vehicle...
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Sylla Women's Organic Market Garden Project: Update

Mar 2008

Sylla Women's Organic Market Garden Project: Update

The 325 members of the Sylla Women's Cooperative have successfully completed their first vegetable harvest; family incomes are reported to be up by as much as £100/month...
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Too Much Rain

Mar 2008

Too Much Rain

A reported 250mm (80% of annual precipitation) fell in two days last rainy season causing flooding. Flooding is not unusual...
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Welcome To Rainbow Development In Africa!

Rainbow Development in Africa works with farmers and farming communities in southern Mauritania and northern Senegal, West Africa.

Working always through local partners, our objectives are food security and sustainable livelihoods. We dig wells, promote organic farming methods and environmental protection, provide training programs, agricultural services and much else.

Our core commitments remain:

To provide direct, grassroots assistance.

To focus on the causes of poverty.

To maximise cost efficiency.

To foster confidence and self-determination amongst Africans.

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