WELCOME TO SAJUKA
SAJUKA Community Development Group (SCDG) is a grassroots association located in the village of Barra, which is found at the mouth of the River Gambia, is one of the largest settlements in the north bank of the country. Barra has an estimated population of 8.000 inhabitants, most of whom are young people. Barra and the surrounding villages are largely reliant on agricultural production and fishing in an environment where population growth has increased pressure on the land.
The Fundamental Principles of the Sajuka Community Development Group and the Sajuka Working Children and Youth Movement.
- To promote the development of children, youths, and adults through both formal and non-formal education and training.
- To join other institutions in the Gambia in preparing young children for Early Child school education.
- To make educational facilities available to the children particularly the girls in Barra village.
- To empower women by creating employment opportunities for girls dropping out of school.
- To generate income to sustain the Nursery, Primary and skill training centre.
- To critically assess our identities as an organisation that develops children, youth and women within our communities.
- To promote cultural numbs and values.
- To reflect upon our values and consider new ways of developing children, youths, and women.
- To create small saving and business schemes.
- To promote the CRC (child right convention) and the 12 rights of street working children and youth.