Bafrow Medical Centre

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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

Youth Empowerment and Reproductive Health and Rights

Youth Empowerment and Reproductive Health and Rights

The BAFROW Youth Advocacy Group (YAG-BAF) is the youth branch of the organization. YAG-BAF has  youth centers for Information, education and counseling that operate along side the Well Woman and Family Clinics. YAG-BAF provides a wide range of information for the empowerment of young people, addressing the multiple and multi-faceted problems that make young people vulnerable to STIs, HIV and AIDS, substance abuse, and advocates for effective and comprehensive programmatic response by government and other stakeholders to the various dimensions of the development of young people.

YAG-BAF has established sub-groups in all secondary schools throughout the country, as well as in the model villages.  Through the sub groups, issues concerning young people such as youth development, empowerment and sexuality, GBV, teenage pregnancy, FGMC and related practices are discussed in workshops and seminars, and action plans resulting from these fora are implemented within the framework of the YAG-BAF program. YAG-BAF, networks with other youth organizations in the country and at the international level.



Some significant aspects of YAG-BAF's activities are, the development of, IEC/BCC messages production of dramas, conducting open theatre, production and dissemination of video documentary and music, organizing sports, and publication of a newsletter called Baati Ndaw-yi  (Voice of the Young) all in support of behavior change interventions with respect to its main activities. YAG-BAF's activities are targeted at both in and out of school youths of both sexes.

 Other areas of intervention include

    • Promoting youth participation in programs, and decision-making 
    • Promoting and advocating for gender equality.
    • Advocacy  to improve overall adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights
    • Organizing collective activities with other youth organizations both locally and internationally.
    • Peer Education and behavior change interventions

YAG's achievements include;

(a) increased behavior change among young people and increased number of adolescents and youth using RH services;

(b) Increased creativity and participation among young people in program activities

(c) YAG-BAF members are more proactive in advocacy for, and peer education on abstinence and faithfulness to partners;

(d) More young people are visiting BAFROW's VCT centers;

(e) Increased demand for life skills training on prevention of HIV, GBV, and teenage pregnancy.

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