Nova Scotia-Gambia Association (NSGA)
Learn and Teach Others1574 Argyle Street, Suite 17
NS B3J 2B3 Halifax
|Phone No.:||1 (902) 423-1360|
|Fax No.:||1 (902) 429-9004|
|Contact person:||Dr. Cathy Conrad|
- Volunteers are welcome.
- Aid for developing countries
- Educational policy/project
- Social policy/disabled persons
The Nova Scotia-Gambia Association (NSGA), founded in 1985, has worked with West Africans and Canadians to build healthy communities in The Gambia and, until recently, Sierra Leone. Through education and health promotion initiatives, NSGA staff and volunteers have become a major force in youth and community education in West Africa. The Gambia. NSGA projects emphasize the concept of learning through active involvement. It uses drama and theatre, radio and community video shows, and peer education techniques to build healthy communities and to introduce its programs.
NSGA works to foster youth leadership, develop skills, and encourage citizenship. Its programs feature interactive and multi-media techniques that demonstrate a positive spirit and creative energy.
NSGA delivers programs in The Gambia. Program topics include, but are not limited to:
• gender equity
• environmental sustainability
• malaria prevention
• landmine sensitization and education
• sexual and reproductive health, including voluntary and confidential HIV testing and counselling
• environmental education
• sharing the success of Canadian-African development efforts and combating stereotypes
Dr. Cathy Conrad is the Executive Director (Acting) of the Nova Scotia-Gambia Association (NSGA).
For other net participants we can offer an expert guidance through trained staff, give an expert opinion, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.