Food is a basic necessity for survival and is also a crucial element for improving the lives of vulnerable people living in the poorest communities. Access to regular nutritious food improves health, development and educational outcomes for children in need and their families, which can provide a healthier and brighter future for those in need.
The Mariam Josie Foundation for the Gambia recognise the importance of a balanced diet. That is why we work to provide a sustainable long-term solution with local communities, government agencies and individuals to respond to those in need.
"Would you imagine waking up every morning worried where the next meal was going to come from for you and your family" Sadly this is the reality for people living in some rural parts of the Gambia's poorest communities."
We are working to empower communities and help lift vulnerable children and families out of food poverty by:
In times of emergency we’re on the ground to support communities in need. We ensure that families have adequate food by:
By supporting the Mariam Josie Foundation, you’re helping to feed families in times of emergency and to fight food poverty, enable communities to stay healthy and hunger-free over both the short and long-term.