Big Dream organises premier movie for teachers

Friday, July 20, 2018

As part of their target to introduce movies in schools, Big Dream; a charitable organization recently organized a premier movie programme for Kanifing East Upper Basic and senior Secondary Schools and Latrikunda Upper Basic School teachers. The movie was written by Momodou Sabally called Jangi Jollof which is now transformed into a movie. The event was held at Jerma Beach Hotel in Kololi.

A member of Big Dream Gambia chapter Pa Lamin Saho thanked the school teachers for attending the event.

He said Big Dream have been operating for many years to promote education and health by providing free medication for the people of The Gambia.

Biran Jange, Principal of Kanifing East Upper Basic and Senior Secondary Schools said the teachers were invited by Big Dream Charity Organization to have experience on premier movie.

He said Jangi Jollof was transformed into a movie and they want to show it movie to teachers so that they can also introduce it to their students in schools.

“We are developing people holistically and in that way, anything that deals with human development will interest us and that’s why we accepted to get those invitations to go and get exposure and experience.”

He said as teachers, they teach grammer and developing language and also transform literature into drama that would help teachers to get experience to guide their students to become artists, directors of films, actors and actress.

Jange added that this is in the right direction and it help the schools to develop its drama clubs, noting that is high time for us to diversify our teaching and learning after the students graduate, it will help them to become job creators.

Isatou Mbye, a teacher at Kanifing East Upper Basic school said they benefited a lot from the event..

Author: Njie Baldeh