Sep 2, 2009, 8:19 AM
a charitable Association in The Gambia in collaboration with AGA Association in
the United States of America recently distributed medical and educational
learning materials to various schools and health centres in the Greater Banjul
The donated items were worth half a million dalasi.
Speaking at various distribution points, Mariama Darboe, coordinator of the AGA Association, said the donation came as a result of their partnership with association based in the United States who provided the magnificent gesture to their brothers and sisters in the country for schools and health centres.
She disclosed that this was not the first time they had been providing this kind of donation, saying that every year the AGA association based in the United States provided such donation to schools and health centres.
She commended the AGA association for their readiness in supporting their sisters and brothers in The Gambia.
Also speaking, Isatou Sanyang, Public Relations Officer of the Association, commended his staff for their commitment and hard work towards the successful implementation of the exercise.
She expressed appreciation to anyone who has contributed in one way or the other towards the success of the exercise.
Alexander Manseh, head teacher of the Aunt Dorrcing International School in Ghana Town, thanked AGA Association in the United States for their support.
She highlighted the numerous assistances that AGA association has been rendering in the area of education and assured the donors that the materials donated would be put to good use.
For his part, the president of AGA association, Lamin Sisiko, assured the beneficiaries that his association would continue to give medical and learning materials to their brothers and sisters in The Gambia.
He spoke on the importance of sharing and caring for people.
Alh. Abdoulie S.M Sowe, general adviser of Intervention Health Centre at Old Jeshwang, also expressed appreciation over the donated materials, saying that this was not the first time of making such donation to various health centres in the country.“We really appreciate their effort and thank them for this kind gesture,” he said, saying they need partners like the AGA association who really are partners in development.