Gambia is Good (GIG)! locally grown vegetables…and fresh coffee (incoming!)

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We stopped by the Gambia is Good grocery store and café yesterday, to admire their new signage, and to say ‘esama‘ (good morning)  to the staff.  On entering the store, we were very pleasantly surprised to see one of Florio’s  images from an assignment we worked on for NGO, Concern Universal, here in The Gambia, just before we left on our River Gambia Expedition.

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Image © Jason Florio – for Concern Universal – GIG store, Kairaba Ave, Kanifing, The Gambia


Amongst the shoot locations, on the assignment, was the G.I.G. store, which was then situated in the previous CU compound, in Fajara.

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G.I.G. delivery truck– The Gambia, West Africa. Image © Helen Jones-Florio
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Image © Jason Florio – WASDA Garden,  Basse, The Gambia, for Concern Universal
Jason Florio – shooting for Concern Universal, The Gambia, West Africa © Helen Jones-Florio


Penda, who manages the GIG store, assured us that they will be brewing fresh coffee in the café, very soon… we’ll be first in line!

More photo news coming soon.

The Florios – Helen and Jason

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