Concerts

21st International Brass Festival Italian Brass Week

20 Luglio

NiFo Band

NiFo Band

The Niumi Foundation was founded on16th February 1996 under the leadership of Yankuba. A.Bojan in a district of LOWER NIUMI and in a village called ESSAU in oder to train and provide skills of playing musical instruments for young people.The group started as a local band with its local drums made from animals skins and local fluids made from copper pipes.The first name of the group was Essau Scout Band because it was working directly under the scouts untill 2012 were the name was changed to Niumi Foundation with and acronyms ( NiFo ) and it was registered under the National Youth Council of The Gambia.The reason why the  group was changed to a Youth Organisation is to pave the way and create more platforms for young people in any of the career of their choice been skills of playing musical instruments, playing drama,leadership skills and Agricultural skills for them to became good and productive citizens of the country,  so fare the foundation has produced members who are now working and earning a living for themselves and helping their families,we have people working in the police,Army and some of them are in the educational field as teachers .The foundation is divided into three sectors which is the MARCHING BAND, A DRAMA TEAM  AND AN AGRICULTURAL TEAM.The foundation also has been helping it members by sponsoring their education most expecially does who's hands did not reach their backs from the money gathered by the foundation.The main reason why the group was form in our community is to help young people to be responsible and more so to create self food sufficient