Management | Appropriate Technology Construction


Proprietor / Chief Executive Officer


Fakebba Darboe founded Appropriate Technology Construction in 1994, with a vision of delivering quality projects. With over 25 years of construction experience, Fakebba's hands on approach ensures effective and efficient project delivery on time and within budget, irrespective of the size of the project.

​Fakebba obtained a certificate in community & rural development from Rural Development Institute, The Gambia. He also obtained a certificate in alternative energy and energy conversion technology, from The University of Florida, Gainesville, a certificate in local energy planning from Finmeccanica Centre in Rome Italy, a certificate in supervisory management from Management Development Institute The Gambia and a certificate in small & medium scale enterprise development, from Pan Africa Development Institute in Cameron.

He is very skillful in civil construction works, and has built up a very high level of respect and credibility with his clients. He takes immense pride in his work, setting a high standard for the quality of the finished product. Fakebba’s work reputation and delivery is impeccable and well regarded among leading construction companies in The Gambia.

As the CEO/General Manager, he has overall responsibility of company strategy, coordination, planning, performance as well as monitoring of all activities.

Fakebba’s hobbies include gardening and working in his farm. He also likes to spend quality time with his family.

Administration Manager


Sainey Jadama brings over 20 years of business operations and administration experience to the management team of Appropriate Technology Construction (ATC). Sainey oversees all facets of office administration, human and technological resources and programme coordination He also works in conjunction with Project Managers to prepare tenders for submissions and project management plans. He ensures that project documentation is completed in accordance with company policies and quality standards.

Sainey also doubles as the Community Relation Officer of the Company. In this role he ensures a functional relation between ATC staffs and the communities we work with.

He has obtained a certificate in community & rural development from Rural Development Institute, The Gambia and also a certificate in communication technology from Management Development Institute, The Gambia.

Sainey brings a practical approach to his work and he is a very good problem solver.

Finance Manager


Over the years, Fatou has become an integral part of Appropriate Technology Construction (A.T.C). Her relentless attention to detail and quest for perfection are vital to the success of our company. She is a highly motivated, loyal and driven individual who strives to discover and employ best practices regarding all business activities and procedures.

She has over 5 years of accounting and finance management experience including human resources and executive office administration.

Fatou holds a diploma in Banking & Finance and also, a Bachelor of Arts (honours) degree in business studies from Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.

Fatou likes to spend time with her family and friends in her spare times. She also like watching movies and volunteering in community events.

Project Manager


Fracis has overseen the completion of many large projects. He maintains a diligent work ethic and extraordinary professionalism in dealing with clients. He is efficient and detail oriented in the execution of daily problem solving and is very skilled at building and maintaining a cohesive team on-site with various subcontractors.

Francis holds a certificate in city & guilds and diploma in building construction from the Gambia Technical Training Institute.

​In his spare time, he likes to watch sports and spend time with family and friends.