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Friends of Visually Impaired Children in the Gambia

Links with charities and other organisations we often work closely with:


StartNow  Start Now’s mission is to empower and train blind and partially sighted high school graduates and adults with technology skills and rehabilitation techniques as a preparation for higher education and employment.

Chain of Hope - This charity aims to provide children suffering from life-threatening heart disease with the corrective surgery and treatment to which they would not otherwise have access. See Modou Saidy's Heart Operation.

Muslim Aid is a worldwide organisation with an office in the Gambia. The UK office has worked with Friends of GOVI since it's early days and gave a great deal of support to our projects.

The Gambia Experience is the leading tour operator to The Gambia offering flights and holidays all year round. The Gambia Experience run their own School Development Fund, supporting education across the country. If you book your holiday with the Gambia Experience through this website the company will give this charity five per cent of the amount paid.