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The Daigo Partnership

The Daigo Partnership began in 2019 bringing together the University of West England, Bristol, with KORI Youth Charity and Daughters of Africa in a dynamic partnership providing a platform for the personal and professional development of UWE students and Gambian youth.

The Vessel UK training equips and prepares students to create inclusive, ethical and sustainable projects in Africa. The Daughters of Africa team ensure the equity of Gambian student and youth leader involvement as well as recruiting local partners for the smooth facilitation of remote and face to face projects.

UWE Focus

  • A 4-week placement for 40 UWE students from across the faculties and departments.

  • Enabling multidisciplinary practice and a clear understanding of collaborations across the university.

  • Facilitating students’ subject learning and experience at an international level.

  • Providing an experience where students can connect their subject to enterprise in communities and directly support learning.

  • Broadening students’ knowledge of global realities and fostering international mobility especially for Internationals students.

DOAF Focus

  • Building skills and learning across our partnerships.

  • Enabling international partnerships to grow.

  • Fostering opportunities for further education.

  • Developing and modeling good leadership.

  • Inspiring new enterprises.

  • Investing in young people and their communities