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May Day

On May 1 Gambians will celebrate International Workers' Day, generally referred to as May Day. This day was born out of a struggle for shorter work days - a demand of major political significance for the working class. Although the demand for higher wages appears to be the most prevalent cause…

Women of the Serrakunda Market

Women in The Gambia are incredibly hard working.  In addition to tending to the household, raising the children, helping their husbands, tending gardens and rice fields, and helping their extended families and friends, many of them run small businesses on the side to raise money.        …

Our Wharton Community Consultants

Power Up Gambia was pleased to welcome our Consultants from the Wharton School of Business.  The MBA Program at the University of Pennsylvania is renowed for creating global learning opportunities.  The Program believes that by erasing borders and extending the options of making a difference in the world,…