Bafrow Medical Centre

Providing quality,affordable and accessible health care services.

Bafrow Medical Centre

Mandinaba Model Village

Bafrow's Model Centre in Mandinaba showcases our holistic,comprehensive and human centered approach to sustainable development.

Female Genital Cutting

BAFROW's comprehensive and integrated FGMC prevention program advocates for a restructured rites of passage of girls that excludes cutting

Fistula Prevention and Management

The first Fistula treatment and rehabilitation centre in The Gambia has increased treatment of Fistula patients.

'Dundal Njoboot' High Protein Cereal

Bafrow's campaign on nutritional re-orientation has made significant progress in the reduction of malnutrition in The Gambia. Dundal Njoboot is now a household name in The Gambia

Women's Empowerment

Through functional literacy, communities and women in particular have been empowered with knowledgde and skills that enables them to make their own decisions including protection of their sexual and reproductive rights


My Antenatal Care Booklet

Our Antenatal card has been changed effective January 2016  to a booklet which will now provide more information on your pregnancy and about taking care of yourself and getting ready for birth. At BAFROW, we want you to enjoy your pregnancy with the highest standard of care. 

Get your copy during registration!


About Bafrow

 The Foundation for Research on Womens Health, Productivity and the Enviroment (BAFROW) is a national non governmental     organisation in The Gambia. It was founded in July 1990, and registered as an independentent charitable trust in March 1992.   BAFROW ainms to complement governments development efforts through its social and economic empowerment programs        inorder  to improve the quality of life or people in targeted communities particularly the most vulnerable.

  It is an organization that operates at both national and grassroots level. It provides social services for communities i.e Health    care  services (prevention, treatment and care) Gender-related programs including economis empowermenet for women and  communities, Functional literacy; enviromenmtal behaviour change communication programs.

 These activities are designed in the context of civic empowerment, people's participation and ownership. It is a process of  transparency and accountability which involves communities taking charge in auditing their own systems and practices; identify  and  act on their roles, responsibilities, obligations and rights as leaders and citizensin relation to an identified problem which  they want to  address.

 Using these approaches, BAFROW is creating models that serve as catalyst for social change within communities and facilitate a  process of transparency and accountability in local, regional and national decision making processes



Photo Gallery

Visit of IDB President to BAFROW’s fistula Centre EGDC Director to Bafrows Fistula Centrre  First baby of 2016 at BAFROW Clinic

Presentation of gifts to parents of the  first baby

Show of gratitude and appreciation Awareness raising in communities Friends of BAFROW