Volunteer with Songdeh Football Academy

Songdeh Football Academy

Serrekunda, Gambia, Africa

Songdehs Football Academy is a registered football charitable organization established in 2014, to support street children, marginalized groups by giving them a good quality of life through the power of football play and education.

Volunteering Activities

Closest City: Serrekunda (0.0KM)

What We Need

To perform fundraising activities, uploading work implemented programmes on site, improving administrative work, educating children and youth on sport for peace programs, organizing sport clinics, events etc.

When & Who

We are open from Jan - Dec but during summer from April - October is considered to be very busy and interesting with social activities going on for youth footballers to participate in peaceful tournament organized in slumbs. This is probably the busiest time on schedule.
1 Week
Individuals, Family with Kids, Groups, Retirees

What we Provide


Three meals, vegetables, meat, fish and rice. Local Gambian African food.

The meals would be local African dish, sometime European dish, of course rice with decent source etc.

Hot Water
First Aid
Local SIM Card
Laundry Service
Hospital Transport
Purified Drinking Water

It is allocated once every week amount is $25.

Our Fees


The fee will guarantee a place for volunteer on time.The early bird payments would receive a fare discount and a place will be reserved.

More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pick Up/Drop Off

Contact Person

Mr Paul Joof
Kanifing Housing Estate Block C 73, Serrekunda The Gambia, Serrekunda, Gambia.

Other Ways to Help

Social Media Help
Document Translation
Video/Photo Editing
Editing Work
Grant Writing

Doing fundraising programs
Developing partnership with sports clubs, NGO, scouts and agents

4 used Laptops, 2 projectors, 3 HD Cameras, 2 copiers and printers, 100 desk and chairs, 2 scanner, 15 desktop flat screens for the IT skills training center, educational materials all of the above for our nursery school partners, T-shirts, hats, swing, z-saw used smart/andriod phones, football kit, particularly balls, football boots, training bips, jerseys, hurdles, ladders, football nets, water bottles, also basketball kit etc

Additional Info about Us

5 to 10 people

They ensure the following activities are done throughout the calendar program except for holidays:

1. Manage the youth programs.

2. Support weekly football training exercise.

3. Develop social inclusion programs for peace building.

4. Develop youth modules coaching, leadership and IT skills training etc.

5. Develop youth outreach and slumbs in regions where we have partners.

6. They also conduct and train our networking nursery schools on the importance of physical training.


For individual volunteers we provide home stay accommodation but for family and kids we actually find a guest house for their more convenience. Visa information will be the responsibility of the volunteer to ensure that he attains his visa on time. Volunteers must be very healthy before undertaking this noble course. We provide the visa letter and pick up service at the Airport if we are very much aware and ascertain of his/her coming.

Well no, the activities are very much the same. With exceptional cases it becomes seasonally busy during the period of summer.

Songdehs FA main goals and objectives are to transform lives of street children, youth and teenagers affected by drugs, unemployment, active illegal migration, gangs, sexual abuse and free idle time and translate them into useful active engagement that will foster skill acquistion and career development.


What are you waiting for?

We at Songdeh Football Academy would love to hear from you!