May 9, 2008, 6:24 AM
The Antewerp Banjul Challenge recently donated a van to the Hart House, situated in Sinchu Alhajie, to ease transportation problems encountered by children with learning difficulties.
Geoff Hunwicks, the CEO said some of the children have multiple problems, deformity and epilepsy.
"There are twenty three children here, with six staff members and two caretakers. We rehabilitate the children through physiotherapy, sign language and those better than the others can also help their friends," he said.
Peter a Vanhoegaerdem and his companion Andre, who drove the vehicle from
They further said that the donated van is full of assorted items, ranging from books, colours, bed sheets, towels, brushes and other useable items.
Rohey Hunwicks, the Director of Hart House recounted how her husband sold everything in
She thanked the donors and noted that the gift will go a long way towards addressing their problem. She asked others, especially the Brikama Area Council to do more for them.
Sunkaru Badjie, the Chairman of BAC thanked the donors and promised to discuss with his team so as to double their efforts towards alleviating their problems.