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American group donates clothes to St. John’s School for the Deaf

Dec 22, 2014, 10:41 AM | Article By: Alieu Bobb

An American group through one Mrs Serre Friday donated second-hand clothes to St. John’s School for the Deaf.

Speaking to The Point, Daniel J. Mendy, Principal of St. John’s Basic Cycle School for the Deaf, said the donor is a first-time visitor to the school, and the initiative started all the way back in America through the assistance of the mother who was his contact person, Katty Jarjue, and another man.

MrMendy said Serre represented a group in United States, and is hoping to get her establish a foundation and give out to the poor by way of second-hand clothing.

They are grateful for the donation and look forward to closer partner, as well as having a smooth working relationship, he said.

According to him, the donor told him that they wanted to donate them to the needy and contacted him; and he told them he has a lot of such needy children.

He added that Gambians need to be aware that Gambians are equally supportive in different ways. “We are now in the cool weather, and some of the clothes are heavy, which would be very vital for them,” he said about the beneficiaries.