On Thursday the 7th of October 2021, SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia signed the contract for the construction component of the BMZ- Bakoteh Dumpsite Project. The construction in the following: INSTALLATION OF BAKOTEH DUMPSITE SOLAR STREET LIGHTS, AND TOILETS. SOS/MP/2114/BD03, CONSTRUCTION OF THE DUMPSITE OPEN SHED SOS/MP/2114/BD02 & CONSTRUCTION OF THE DUMPSITE ACCESS ROAD SOS/MP/2114/BD01. The Bakoteh Dumpsite is funded by German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation for Development (BMZ) in partnership with the Hermann Gmeiner Fonds Deutschland and with Kanifing Municipal Council (KMC). The Project is aimed at improving waste management to protect children and families in the neighborhood of Bakoteh dumpsite from health and environmental hazards as well as to reduce child rights violations.