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Allround technician


All-round technician in Gambia

We offer this project to improve the general facilities of the village and the school. The aim is to create long-term independence among the local population.

What are your duties?

  • Improving and making the electricity supply safer (by adjusting cabling and installing distribution box(es)).
  • Repair bicycles and teach repairs.
  • Provide support with construction works (including plumbing, water and electricity supply, …).
  • Organizing basic training with a view to independence.
  • Various small works.
  • ...

Conditions of Participation

  • Basic knowledge of English (doesn't have to be perfect);
  • Be aware that the work is also a form of training for the villagers, who have little or no experience with electricity and other construction activities such as carpentry, ….;
  • Patient character;
  • open minded;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Good collaboration skills;
  • team player;
  • Able to work with limited resources,
  • Being able to communicate with a very limited common language base.


There is no set schedule. You carry out your tasks in consultation with the local team and the mentor of the project.

All practical info

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