About Us

Children see the world through a lens of possibility. Their optimism is contagious. That’s why they are at the core of our programs that deliver positive and healthy messages to communities all across The Gambia Since 1985, the Nova Scotia-Gambia Association (NSGA) has worked with West Africans and Canadians to build healthy communities in The Gambia. Through education and health promotion initiatives, NSGA staff and volunteers have become a major force in youth and community education in West Africa.
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More Than 35 Years of Experience

Over 20 Hard Working Members

Operating in all Five Administrative Regions

Awards & Recognition

Our Story: Nova Scotia-Gambia Association

"Our Story." What is the NSGA? What do we do? What can you do to help? We need your support. Please share this widely, and make your donation today: bit.ly/KXzWyY. Thank you from the bottoms of our hearts.

Our Programs

Gender Equality

Malaria, Ebola prevention and education

Environmental Sustainability

Landmine Sensitization and Education

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Canadian-African Development

News & Events

The NSGA is Transitioning!
The NSGA is Transitioning!

NSGA’s success is a remarkable story of the generosity and critical insight of a dedicated group of visionaries and...

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World Involvement Committee Recognized for its...
World Involvement Committee Recognized for its...

World Involvement Cttee. was recently recognized for its support of the NS Gambia Assoc. Over 17 years, they’ve raised over...

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One World Alumni Awards
One World Alumni Awards

The NSGA is one of two finalists for the Saint Mary's University Halifax "One World" Alumni Awards - top prize is $7,500!...

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13 years ago! Wow! Thanks for the shout-out!
13 years ago! Wow! Thanks for the shout-out!

This is 13 years ago, JC and the Peanut group at Bedford United Church went to The Gambia with Nova Scotia Gambia...

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Disseminating Important Health Information to...
Disseminating Important Health Information to...

Disseminating important and potentially life-saving health information to communities across The Gambia! Let’s end the...

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Announcing the NSGA Lunch Concert
Announcing the NSGA Lunch Concert

Announcing the NSGA Lunch Concert - a celebration and fundraiser! We're thrilled to announce a luncheon fundraiser,...

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Kundang Upper and Senior Secondary

Kundang Upper and Senior Secondary

World Litter Run Latrines

World Litter Run Latrines

Annual Review & Planning Meeting with Partners

Annual Review & Planning Meeting with Partners

TANGO Organizing a Fruitful Exchange

TANGO Organizing a Fruitful Exchange

NSGA Leads Engagement With the People of Foni

NSGA Leads Engagement With the People of Foni

West Student Government Volunteering

West Student Government Volunteering

Our People

Abdou Kanteh

Abdou Kanteh

National Program Manager
Baba Jallow

Baba Jallow

Head of Media Unit
Francois Mendy

Francois Mendy

Senior Project Manager
John LeBlanc

John LeBlanc

Past Chair

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Program topics include, but are not limited to: Gender equity, Environmental sustainability, Malaria prevention, Ebola prevention and education, Landmine sensitization and education, Sexual and reproductive health, Environmental education, Illuminating the successes of Canadian-African development efforts and combating stereotypes, and more.

  • Nova Scotia-Gambia Association’s ultimate goal is to empower African children and youth with education so they can teach their friends and loved ones how to live healthy lives. Together they work to build vibrant communities with bright futures. Its programs also have a special focus in improving gender equity and the empowerment of women and girls.

  • Since 1985, the Nova Scotia-Gambia Association (NSGA) has worked with West Africans and Canadians to build healthy communities in The Gambia. Through education and health promotion initiatives, NSGA staff and volunteers have become a major force in youth and community education in West Africa.

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Address

Garba Jahumpa Road, Bakau New Town, KSMD, PMB 206, Serrekunda, The Gambia

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220 449 5675

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