Project information

Decorate a mobility department

We've been supporting the mobility department at the RVT Hospital in The Gambia for over 3 years now - they desperately need their working environment improving to keep on top of hygiene and efficiency demands.

1 week

Charity information: Legs4Africa

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  • Need

    Need

    We have previously supplied the unit with significant amounts of mobility equipment and for this to continue, the unit must improve its working environment.

    Solution

    A cleaner work space will improve efficiency and the few trained staff will find it easier to focus.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    Give the ceiling and walls a fresh lick of paint.

    Activities

    » Paint the walls

    We will take photos


    Aim 2

    Fit a new patient toilet

    Activities

    » Employ a plumber and purchase the materials.

    We will take photos


  • Impact

    Impact

    Work moral will be improved; staff will be more focused on the patients and won't have to waste time looking for lost tools.

    Risk

    We have full permission from the hospital and don't foresee any risks.

    Reporting

    We will records a special thanks video from the staff in the unit.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £200 Paint For the walls and ceilings
      £200 Plumbing materials For the patients toilet
      £100 Labour Removing the old toilet and installing the new
  • Background

    Location

    The RVT Hospital is in the capital of The Gambia, Banjul. It is the only mobility unit in the country with a high demand to rehabilitate the countries disabled people.

    Beneficiaries

    GAA (Gambian Amputees Assosiation)
    Wheelchair users in The Gambia
    Amputees outside of the GAA
    Staff and Volunteers at the mobility unit.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are the only charity that is activily supporting the mobility unit in Banjul. So far we have been providing them with equipment as this is the resource that we have access to. If we are not able to deliver the centre this level of care, no one else will.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Tom Williams

    Founder of the charity this unit is very close to his heart.

£200

Will pay for all the paint we need. We already have volunteers that will paint the walls.