managed by S. Drammeh (Communication)
Mentor a Child Foundation: Brighter future for every child
Mentor a Child Foundation (MCF) is an organisation founded by young people living in and outside The Gambia. We are committed to providing useful resources for students at Lower Basic level of education in making informed decision about their future career aspirations.
MCF will work with schools and institutions within the western region of The Gambia, starting in Brikama town to lay the strong foundation for students to develop their educational capabilities, achieve the best they can academically and help them choose the right path for their future careers. This will include planning training day for teachers from various schools on mentoring as well as day trips to different institutions for students to experience the nature of their future career aspiration. The journey for every successful career lies in its roots, thus, mentoring children at very early stage of this transition is our utmost priority.
We believe every child deserve the right to pursue the career path they aspire for and excel to achieve their dreams.
Our mission is to create and provide an expansive, unparalleled and career led leadership program to catalyse positive educational transformations. These are necessary to improve the world for Upper Basic school children to progress, advance and acquire all the educational and career exposure to make an informed decision on their chosen/aspired career path. We hope to achieve our expected targets by building positive relationship with schools and institutions within the western region of The Gambia and putting the best interest of the children as the forefront of our service delivery and outreach programs.
Our vision is to see a positive change in schools and homes and a shift in the way the educational body in schools assume its responsibility toward student development and high academic achievement . We can only do this through selfless commitment on all levels to provide students with all that is need for them to choose the right career path. Furthermore, we hope to to positively influence the dedication a teachers who are at the forefront, working hard to create a better world for every school going child.In addition,we believe that establishing partnership and working relationship with various institutions to embrace and share our goals , as well as source for motivation and support to achieve our objectives.
Aims and Objectives : Every child needs a better plan for the Future
Mentoring Upper Basic School children from Brikama, The Gambia on the career path they choose to pursue by providing them useful information required to achieve their goal
Providing a platform for Upper Basic School children to make informed decision on selecting the subject area to study in secondary and how that relate to their chosen career pat
Planning and executing career oriented school events and workshops with professionals from different backgrounds to provide insights from their industrial background
Day training for teachers on student mentoring and academic development
Providing students with visits to institutions such as Hospitals, Banks and Law firms gain first-hand experience on the dynamics and challenges of the profession