Organisation in the Spotlight Barrow Beakanyang Kafo

Friday, May 16, 2008
A registered community Based Organization operating in the village of Barrow Kunda in Wuli West District of Upper River Region, Beakanyang Kafo was founded in September 2001. With aims to improving the livelihood of the people of Barrow Kunda and its satelite villages, Beakanyang's Key areas of intervention are education, health, agriculture and, just recently, sports.

The organization is now becoming a house-hold name in The  Gambia, particularly in the URR. It maintains its main office in Barrow Kunda village in Wuli, and has a chapter in the Greater Banjul Area, known as Beakanyang Kombo Chapter.

With a membership of over two hundred volunteers,

Beakanyang currently runs various projects, with a fencing of the Barrow Kunda Lower Basic School on gear, it is also taking care of an orphans care project. With the rainy season at the corner, clearing of the organization’s farm is reported to be under way.


Like any other grassroot organization, the main limiting factor of Beakanyang is finance. But with determination and hardwork of its dedicated leadership and volunteers, so they say, the sky is the limit, as far as effort in empowering the people of Wuli and beyond is concerned.

According to its president, Mr. Tumani Danjo, as young people, their purpose of esterblishing a farm was to answere to the call made by the president of the Republic, for Gambians to go back to the land.

The organization can be contacted on :

Beakanyang Kafo

Wuli West


Tel. 9868882/9957703

Author: by Kemo Cham