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Information about the village and region of Dankunku

The village lies on the south Bank of the central River of the Gambia in the Niamina Dankunku. It has a population of about 3,500 people, 65% are women. 'Mandinkas' are the main ethnic group. Dankunku is about 10 km from the main trunk road from Soma-Basse and is reached via a small access road.

Dankunku has a public elementary school next to a small clinic, agriculture, cattle breeding  and forestry slightly. The village benefits from the project of rural water supply by the installation of standpipes at strategic locations in the community, but there is no water line connections to individual households. There is no electricity or telephone connections, this will in most parts of the community communication extremely difficult or it is very limited.

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