Since Jef Jel’s origin, one of the key focus points has been providing fresh water and acceptable sanitation to the communities.  Prior to this support, fresh water was gathered in buckets from distant, deep wells and transported back to the village on the heads of the women of Ndangane.  Sanitation did not exist and was…

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  Jef Jel contributes the solar paneling and solar lighting to the local community to provide around the clock power and lighting to individual family huts, schools, and medical facilities.  After providing the necessary training through Jef Jel, this equipment is now installed by members of the Ndangane village. With the addition of lighting, people can…

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Supporting the villagers in Ndangane and the community of Latmingue, Jef Jel financed and the local community constructed two school house buildings. The schools are named for Aida Loum, a nurse in the community who is responsible for managing the activities and finances of Jef Jel, and Bobby Rickman, a long time supporter of the…

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The Anna Daniel Girls’ Scholarship Program, recognizes young girls who show exceptional ability to succeed in the academic environment. This scholarship pays for their primary school tuition. The program has provided scholarships to more than 20 students to date. Anna Daniel is the great great great granddaughter of George Washington Scott. Mr. Scott gave money…

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Health Care Jef Jel has played and continues to play a significant role in refurbishing many of the local medical facilities and constructing new facilities.  In addition, Jef Jel is contributing a significant supply of disposable medical supplies and durable medical equipment to the medical facilities within the Kaolack Region. Examples of the refurbishment and…

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Since 2015 Jef Jel has provided the funds for the local community to purchase and plant various types of fruit trees in the Ndangane family compounds. The types of trees include lemon, mango, and banana.  The villagers often challenge each other to see whose trees grow the largest.  Growing these trees, especially in the early years,…

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