Staffing is kept to a minimum in order to free up money for medicine. Can you sponsor a member of staff?

Member of staff Role
Sheikh Tijan TOURAY

4,000 dalasi

£75 = one month’s wages

sheik-touray-ceoCentre Manager

Sheikh is better known as TJ. He worked closely with the German founding charity to set up and establish the Centre and has been managing it from its beginning. Previously, he was working for the KMC (Council) as a tax collector for 10 years; this is when he learnt his accounting skills and how to handle money. Be assured that any mponey you donate is in safe hands despite the amount of juggling he has to do!

He is fully committed to the Centre and the community it serves. He turns no-one away. His aspiration is to acquire more land from the Council so that the Centre will expand to provide ante-natal care especially as there are only three places that offer this provision in the whole country.

 TJ is married with three boys.

Ruggiatou JALLOW

5,000 dalasi

£100 = one month’s wages

Ruggiatou JALLOWState Registered Nurse (SRN)

Ruggiatou has been working at the Centre since October 2106, She graduated in July 2015 from the Banjul School of Nursing on completing a 3 year Certifiacte in Nursing and Midwifery.  She lives locally and is keen to assist her community. In fact, Ruggiatou believes that it is the Centre’s commitment to its local community that makes her work so enjoyable. She loves reading and her favourite writer at the moment is James Patterson.  Her favourite colour is blue.



5,500 dalasi

£100 = one month’s wages

State Registered Nurse (SRN)


Ndey Binta BAH


3000 dalasi

£60 = one month’s wages

binta-bah-senior-nurse-attendantSenior Nurse attendant

Ndey is the experienced member of the team. She trained as a nurse in Banjul and thenn worked for government at the RVTH hospital in Banjul from 1988-2001.  She has been at the Centre from the beginning in 2011 and has particular responsibillty for the pharmacy and the distribution of medicines. Ndey has 5 children – 4 girls and one boy. The eldest is now 30 and she has the added responsibility of 3 grandchildren.


1500 dalasi

£30 = 0.5 month’s wages


State Enrolled Nurse 0.5
? SEN ?

3000 dalasi

£50 = month’s wages

lamin-cessay-lab-technicianLaboratory technician

Lamin is the name given to the male first born in the family.  Lamin was also the first technician at the Centre – he has been here from the beginning – 5 years to date!  He has two daughters, Mariana 5 and Zainaba, 1 year old.  He travels 3 km to work each day and he claims to be a ‘real’ Man United supporter….

Ibrahim SUNDU

3000 dalasi

£50 = month’s wages

abraham-sundu-lab-technicianLaboratory technician

Ibrahim originates from Sierre Leone, West Africa. He was trained in-house by other lab technicians at the Lamin Health Centre. .  Ibrahim is married with an 7 year old girl called Miatta and is expecting a second child in the new year (2017).  His dream is to get sponsorship  to study a 3 year, university, lab technician course.

He lives in the same village as Lamin above and he joined Lamin at the Centre one month after it opened.


£15 = month’s wages

Awa Gaye - Pharmacy dispenser
Pharmacy – dispenserAwa has worked at the Centre for 6 years. She works from 8.30 – 4.30 six days a week. For the past three years, she has been working as a nursing assistant after having been trained in-house by the nurses. She dispenses the medicine form the pharmacy. She would love to study a 3 year full-time course at the School of Nursing but the cost is too much for her. She takes two taxi rides to get to workand it takes her about 30 minutes.  Awa lives with her mum, has a girl called Aisha and her favourite food is Okra soup with palm oil.


£15 = month’s wages

Mariama Kinteh - Pharmacy volunteerVolunteer attached to pharmacyMariama started at the Centre in the new year 2016 and her wish is to train as a nurse. She feels that gaining experience in this setting will help her application.


£17 = month’s wages

Ibrima BADJIE - Caretaker dispenserCaretaker

Ibrima has been working at the Centre for 10 months. For a number of months he worked for no money as there was some confusion about funding. He sees himself as a local man helping his local community where he has lived the whole of his life – A Tallinding lifer! He has 4 boys and 4 girls and three wives – one the widow of his deceased brother. He has 2 married daughters and 4 grandchldren with 2 daughters still studying.

£23 = month’s wages Night security

£13 = month’s wages

Sainabou SAIDY


£13 = month’s wages

? Receptionist