2007 – Land is identified in Jabang village for the site of the nursery school and medical facility Land is purchased and plans are put into place for the building of the school & medical facility. Meetings held with education ministry to approve plans Work commences and the land is cleared ready for the building work to commence. Money is raised for the building of the nursery 2008 – Building work commences (around the rainy season) and bricks are made and dried and the footings are dug. Volunteers start to go the The Gambia to assist with the digging and building work. Local parents arrive to enrol their children into Tuti Nursery. 25th May 2008 see’s the nursery officially named during the naming ceremony. 2009 – Work is completed and the children are able to start to attend school. There are four class rooms, toilet facilities & staff accommodation. 72 children are registered and attending – amazing times. 2010 – Groups of volunteers continue to visit the nursery and help to build store rooms and a kitchen. Nursery registrations go from strength to strength with a waiting list starting to grow for future admissions. 2011 - Volunteers go out in February and more work is carried out – plastering of playground walls, painting of store room and shelving being put up, shelves in the kitchen and re-painting of two of the classrooms with volunteers making mobiles and visual learning aids. Due to fantastic donations and fund-raising the Bore Hole project is commenced and completed giving the nursery access to fresh clean water. Fund-raising will now focus on the medical centre. Trustees & supporters visited the school in December to take part in the graduation ceremony and the completion of the bore hole project - plenty of fresh water now..
2012 - Will see Volunteers going out in February to carry on maintenance work at the nursery.