Empowering Gambian girls with an advanced education is the aim of Starfish International.
Empowering Gambian girls by providing them with an advanced education focused on service to humanity.
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The Gambia Factbook
Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Senegal
Tropical; hot, rainy season (June to November); cooler, dry season (November to May)
Flood plain of the Gambia River flanked by some low hills. Almost an enclave of Senegal; smallest country in Africa
1,967,709 (July 2015)
Mandinka/Jahanka 33.8%, Fulani/Tukulur/Lorobo 22.1%, Wollof 12.2%, Jola/Karoninka 10.9%, Serahuleh 7%, Serere 3.2%, Manjago 2.1%, Bambara 1%, Creole/Aku Marabout 0.8%, other 0.9%, non-Gambian 5.2%
English (official), Mandinka, Wolof, Fula, other indigenous vernaculars
Information from the CIA's World Factbook