Karpowership gives supply to Orphanages

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Charitable organisation Karpowership, last Friday donated food stuff to three orphanages, Al Ihasaan Foundation, Madina Salam Center and Jawhareh at a ceremony held at Wullinkama.

Speaking at the ceremony, project manager Yankuba Mamburay said Karpowership fleet of 3.00 MW power ships are operating all around the world in seven countries. “We are glad and grateful for contributing our part to national development in the area of electricity,” he said.

Mr. Mamburay said the organisation is committed to the development of communities in The Gambia and they have already undertaken several activities, including provision of 200 bags of rice and sugar to the needy during last year Ramadan.

He said they will continue to engage in social responsibility by bringing projects that will help to uplift the standard of local people.

He disclosed that they have donated $2,000 to the National Environment Agency (NEA) as part of their contribution towards international coastal cleanup day, adding that last September, they also spent $6,000 on the rehabilitation of premature babies unit of the children wing at Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital in Banjul.

Malang Saidy, one of the beneficiaries said he is grateful for the gesture, saying it is difficult to handle kids without food.

Turkish Ambassador Ismael Yuceer said he is happy to see Turkish humanitarian organisations helping Gambians, especially during Ramadan by providing them with food stuff. 

Author: Sanna Jallow