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Geotag Icon Cooking with Kumba

audio, people, travelogues posted by on Nov 4th, 2009

Kaira Konko Scout Lodge. © Listen to Africa

Kumba is the housekeeper at Kaira Konko Scout Lodge in Soma, The Gambia, where we stayed for a few days. In this recording, Bex joins Kumba, Kadi and Fatimateh in the kitchen (well, by the fire in the courtyard) and chats about The Gambia, the UK, this and that while cooking the evening meal. We’re not sure who was interviewing who here, so we’re posting it under people and travelogues, and we apologise for the sound quality in parts of this recording.

We’ve mentioned before that we’ll sometimes post contact details for grassroots projects we come across in case anyone feels inspired to donate. The Kaira Konko Scout Lodge gives young boys and girls a haven where they …



Geotag Icon Through The Gambia: “We have peanuts, so we have peace”

Blog posted by on Oct 22nd, 2009

Two weeks in The Gambia; from Barra’s brothels and Banjul’s bumsters to red roads and rural rivers.