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About Us

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Appropriate Technology Construction (ATC) was founded in 1994 as a construction company that provides housing using local building materials for low income earners in the urban and semi-urban areas of the Gambia. Since its inception, ATC has concentrated on constructing quality buildings on a varied range of projects.

The company has grown significantly today providing full range of construction services from high-technology construction to low cost, using local building materials. The company started with a working capital of D5,000.00 in 1994 with one employee, but today has 21 permanent staffs with over 100 temporary staffs. The annual construction volume of the company today is over D50.0 million.

The company was awarded "Construction Company of the Year 2010" by the Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). This awards was given after a thorough review and evaluation of the work of various construction companies in the Gambia. 

ATC encompasses a diverse range of sectors which include residential, commercial, education, community facilities and industrial buildings. A selection of our clients include GAM-WORKS, Ministry of Education, Embassy of the United States, Gambia Ports Authority to name a few.

ATC specialises in maximising value by finding the most intelligent and creative ways to deliver outstanding buildings. With many years of experience, we have developed a real understanding of our customers' needs and have a proven track record in all our core markets.

The work of ATC is based on the following principles:
Proactive partnership: True collaboration with our customers, consultants and supply chain partners means we deliver quality projects on time and on budget.
Focused sector expertise: We have knowledgeable experts who understand the needs of our customers.
Early cost certainty: Plus capital and operational cost savings through effective and forcused preconstruction expertise.
Proven experience: We are experts in sustainability with over 20 years experience.


To be declared the most effective, efficient and quality conscious construction company in the Gambia. 


A highly infrastructure developed Gambia with affordable housing, offices and other building structures.


Provision of high quality building projects at reasonable competitive prices across all sectors of the Country with wide utilization of local materials and labour.