Foot pumps are a success
December 09 2013
We found a charity in Mali who manufacture a footpump to help extract the water from the irrigation wells, as the job of raising buckets is very tough. The girls…
December 09 2013
The third jewellery workshop was completed last week with about 30 people partaking and we raised 950 euro and found some people who wish to make jewellery themselves and sell…
Working together to achieve clean water in three more villages
October 23 2013
We received the following report from the company who are assisting with the installation at Kerr Wally.
“Since we started a couple of months back we have been making…
Progress on fourth project
July 25 2013
The borehole has been completed ,clean water was found at 216ft and it is capped and ready. The villagers are now digging the trenches to carry the pipework to the…
Report from The Gambia 2013: 56 Million litres of water consumed in three villages since 2007
May 14 2013
We are delighted that Ping Charity’s activities are continuing to show good results. Bafaluto has consumed 26 million litres of drinking water since the water system was completed in Nov.2007.…
Jewellery workshop raises funds
November 04 2012
Raising money for The Gambia becomes ever more difficult but we have started our Jewellery Workshops in the run up to Christmas. We invite people to design their own jewellery…
Report from Momadou Joof August 2012
September 10 2012
UPDATES ON PROJECTS AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2012 by Momadou Joof
NJONGON, MBOLLET BA, and BAFULOTO PROJECTS.
The water system in Njongon and Mbollet Ba are working well, despite the…
2012 Good progress in the villages
March 29 2012
Our most recent visit to The Gambia was for 12 days in late February. At this point we had not sufficient funds to start providing clean to the 4th village.…
Every Little Bit Helps
January 31 2012
It is a difficult time to raise money for worthwhile African projects when Europe is struggling and everyone understandably looks to their own concerns thus we have found it very…
Animal House complete
June 10 2011
Have a look at the recent work carrried out in Njongon. It's fantastic, now we can rear sheep!
Some statistics on our progress
May 16 2011
May 2011. Some statistics on our progress
Water usage in the 3 villages.
Njongon 3,883,000 litres (Nov 09)
M’bullet Ba 3,864,000litres (Nov 09)
Bafaluto 16,938,000litres (April 07)
The variations reflect the size of the villages,…
Progress in our Gambian villages continues to flourish,help us help more!!!!
April 14 2011
During the first months of 2011 our projects in The Gambia have blossomed with the water systems all fully operational ,and even better the villagers have gathered a fund of…
Lightening Strikes in The Gambia
November 16 2010
The Gambia has had terrible electric storms which damaged our invertors which convert the energy to draw up the water,so they have now been fixed and work carried out on…
Sheer joy! From something as simple as a cup of clean drinking water.
April 10 2010
That is what we saw on the faces of the villagers last week in Njongon and MBullet Ba.
Thanks to all the people who have helped us raise the…
Third village of 2000 people given the go ahead for clean water
December 07 2009
We are delighted to report that the Cycle for Gambia team raised 60000 euro.
This was pledged or collected by the team from Cycle for Gambia while we…
The Result of 5 Nationalities working together
October 23 2009
The Gambia had a pretty bad wet season this year and they had houses damaged and one of the brick machines shelters blown over, but the villagers are working hard…
Its all action at Njongon
May 09 2009
The Training Centre at Njongon has enrolled more students now and they are being organised by Mr Joof in several useful ways.
The bore hole at Njongon has been…
Agricultural training school completed in Njongon
April 03 2009
Training Centre completed in Njongon.
The boys and girls who have started to attend the Training Centre in Njongon are fulfilling a life long dream of Momodou Joof our…
Our first village Bafaluto
April 03 2009
OUR FIRST VILLAGE: BAFALUTO
Bafaluto has now had clean water for 15 months and used 6,500 Cubic Metres, which translates to about 21 litres per person…
Tractors and Bricks in Njongon
April 03 2009
A New Tractor and Brick Making in Njongon village
Another eventful trip to the Gambia with terrific results.
On arrival we were asked to…
Articles Section added
March 11 2009
The new “Articles” section in our site will feature blog postings from various fundraisers and supporters of the PING Charity. You will be able to read first hand accounts of…
Cycling in Cyprus for PING
February 23 2009
CYCLE FOR GAMBIA
Sunil Mistery of TwinCommunities, Dave Metcalf,owner of Paphos! Spa Tonic,and Personal Trainer, ScottReid have started their training for a fundraising round Cyprus bike…
Update from The Villages
January 05 2009
We are just back from The Gambia and things are moving on well, Bafaluto village has already used 4000 cubic metres of water from the borehole, that is…
July 05 2008
The second village of Njongon has been started,this village is on the north bank which is very poor. It does not have the tourists coming accross the river but as…
News Coverage with the BBC
July 02 2008
We have visited the BBC in London at their request. We were asked to complete an interview with two journalists who had travelled to The Gambia a few weeks ago.They…