Feb 2, 2011, 2:17 PM
the journalists at the occasion, the
For her part, Miss Tashawna Bentea, a staff at the embassy, explained the gesture is meant to show the spirit of Ramadan and to help the Gambian people. She added that this gesture is to enable the less unfortunate to feed themselves and their families up to five or ten days.
Fatou Badjie, one of the beneficiaries, praised the staff of the American embassy for the noble gesture. She noted that the rice would be use as food for her and rest of the family.