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Article: Salimatou Foundation for Education clocks 1 year

Salimatou Foundation for Education (SaFE), a right to education charitable foundation that is working to ensure children have access to quality, free, safe and affordable education has recently celebrated its one year anniversary at Child Protection (CPA) Secretariat in Fajara….


Article: Gambia: Foundation for Education Launches ‘School Visiting Initiative’

Salimatou’s Foundation for Education on Tuesday initiated a school visiting project which is aimed at helping schools by providing a better and a safer learning environment for all children, able bodied or not…


Article: Interview with Salimatou Fatty: The young woman who wants every child to attend school

She was raised by a single mother after her father left and never looked. She eked out her childhood years in great deprivation. It was her mother who stepped up to the plate at great discomfort for her to learn. Yet in the eyes of the people of her community, women are half human. Now that she’s old and bold enough, Salimatou Fatty is all arms against one of the most important twin challenges of her generation: child neglect and subjugation of women. Read our exclusive interview with her…


ECOWAS Youth Council


Salimatou Fatty has almost six years experience in the nonprofit and voluntary sector. She is the founder/CEO of Salimatou Foundation for Education, where she campaigns for quality education especially for children in her community. She focuses her campaign on Education and Gender Equality, advocating for victims of arranged and forced marriages and also for qualitative education, this allows her to represent her country in international trainings and conferences…


Girl Pride Circle

Article: Super Girl of The Month – Salimatou Fatty

Salimatou Fatty was born to her Muslim parents – Aja Jarra Ceesay and Late Alhajie Saikou Fatty in Kerewan Village, North Bank Division of The Gambia. Growing up as the 7th of her mother’s 9 children, Salimatou experienced early in life, the ordeal of struggling to earn a honest living. While other children played in their free time, she was responsible for supporting her mum in petty trading. From as little as 6 years old, Salimatou would wake up between 5-6am everyday to accompany her sisters to the farm in order to harvest items for morning sales, before heading to school. Indeed, these early lessons on hard work formed the pillar of her upbringing. Salimatou also recognizes her mother as her greatest inspiration, for her resilience in ensuring that all her children had access to quality education…