Feb 5, 2010, 7:41 PM
Action Aid Kudang office recently donated 50 bags of rice to the victims of the windstorm at Sotokoi, Mamut Fana and Bamba Kolong in Niamina East district in Central River Region South. The relief assistance is worth about D45,000.
Presenting the donated items on behalf of the development area manager, the programme officer, Mr. Raymond Jatta, expressed sympathy to the victims about the damages caused by the storm. He pointed out that the assistance will not only help restore conditions in the affected areas but also reverse some of the damage caused by the windstorm.
For his part, the Head Chief, Alh. Kebba Touray, commended Action Aid for their kind gesture in giving humanitarian aid to the needy. According to him, the donated items will not only improve conditions but will go a long way in complimenting government efforts in assisting the needy.
The APEX treasurer, Mr. Saikuba Ceesay, thanked Action Aid for the benevolent support and assured them that the donated items will be put to good use.