West African Institute for Legal Aid

THE WEST AFRICAN INSTITUTE FOR LEGAL AID (WAILA)

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Welcome to  The West African Institute for Legal Aids

The West African Institute for Legal Aid (WAILA) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) with incorporation number 2014/C1539, of over 569 members from more than 18 countries worldwide. WAILA was established in 2013 by a group of young lawyers in The Gambia. It   is a unique regional and global Non-Governmental Organization, non-profit that is defending liberty and pursuing justice for economically and socially disadvantaged people in West Africa and other parts of the world.

OUR VISION

A world in which the rights enshrined in national constitutions and international
human rights instruments, are realised, upheld and responsibilities are complied
with to ensure equality, justice and quality of life for all.

OUR GOALS

(1) To provide free Legal Aid services to eligible individuals or groups, mainly
poor and vulnerable people as a means to strengthen their access to justice
worldwide.
(2) To provide free legal representation to eligible individuals or groups before
regional and international judicial institutions.

OUR MISSION

To ensure access to justice in civil and criminal matters for economically and socially disadvantaged people in The Gambia, Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo.

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A Group of Young committed  Lawyers in Gambia    

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mr. Sanna Dahaba: Chairman       

Mr. Almameh S. Manga                            

Mr. Legenju Vitalise .N                                        

Mrs.Haddy D.Jabbie:Vice-Chair   

Mr.Fredrick   Ukpong                      

Mr. Gibairu Janneh                                        

Mr. Morlai R. K Kamara & Others

Mr. Azeez Oladapo Yusuf

Mr. Bakary Fatty

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