SAFE awards scholarship to children

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Salimatou Foundation for Education (SAFE), on Saturday 23 September 2017, awarded scholarship to schoolchildren for their performance and also help needy ones whose parents could not afford to pay their school fees.

Speaking at the award ceremony, the founder of the association, Salimatou Fatty, said that the association advocates quality education for all, especially for vulnerable children.

While expressingher delight at the gesture, she said,“ We select children from any sector, especially where some children understand that they are selling without going to school.”

She said the package per awardee was pegged at D9, 500, which includes their lunch to school.

A parent of one of the awardees, Bintou Fofana, who expressed delight at the largesse, spoke about the importance of education.