FROM SEED TO BUSINESS
MyFarm is a beautiful one-hectare farm with mixed fruit orchards and a residential education centre for children, young people and farmers, that provides an exciting educational journey from seed to business, and encourages students to dare to ask ‘Why?’ and to discover their own answers.
This one hectare farm is an education centre for children, young people and farmers, providing an exciting educational journey from seed to business.
MyFarm offers a wide variety of tailored-made activities and courses:
‘Drop-in’ children from the local area. This program focuses on basic reading and writing skills, access to iPads, library work, learning through play, including Lego and play structures interspersed with horticultural activities.
IT- Room. Scratch programming. Special classes for girls.
‘Learning through doing’ for Grade 6 + school groups and summer camps supporting the Gambian agricultural science curriculum whilst showcasing alternative technologies including solar ovens, parabolic cookers and solar dryers, demonstrating a sustainable future for the Gambia.
Extended training programs aimed at school leavers and young farmers integrating practical, agricultural training and environmental awareness with the entrepreneurial skills needed to add value to the products and market them profitably.
Entrepreneurial business training for young people promoting self-reliance and independence through sustainable small-business creation.
School Visits focused on environmental awareness and agricultural science.
Tourists are also welcome to MyFarm!
FB: @MyFarm – Gambia StartUp
Location: Nema Kunku – MyFarm The Gambia is located only 15 minutes from Senegambia, 2 km off Costal Road – ask for the “Nema junction”. Turn right off the sand road at the big silk tree and continue through the mango orchard.