Currently, our employee Lisa Sidibeh is getting trained: A Gambian expert in manufacturing beauty and hygiene products is training her to produce different products. This is something from which the Gambian population will strongly benefit.
The carpenter volunteer Salvatore arrived last Monday in Latriya: Welcome to the Tiloo Gambia team! His current task is to set-up Tiloo’s own carpentry workshop. Moreover, he is going to make the construction plans of the solar cookers and dryers for Tiloo carpenters.
90 percent of the population in the Gambia use, in the absence of alternatives, firewood and charcoal as the main energy source. The deforestation has far-reaching consequences: Increase of the prices for firewood, soil erosion, threat to biodiversity and increase of the climate change.