Aug 13, 2008, 5:19 AM
Some philanthropists from
Rev. Fr. Ben MSP, the Co-ordinator of the British
philanthropists in Parish Priest of St. Michael's Parish in Barra, said "the
assistance was started by Sadia Doyle, the mother of Sharon Doyle, a member of
the philanthropists group with support from Raymond and Helen Smyth,
According to Fr. Ben MSP, they have been doing well for the needy of Barra, Kerewan, Njongon, Albreda, Essau and Old Jeshwang. He said they have identified some needy children who were brought to Essau where the philanthropists renovated a house that accommodates five kids attending school there.
According to him, they also support five other student
teachers at the
He added that they sponsor numerous children at the St. Matthew's Nursery School and the Anne Marie Javouhey Skill Centre in Barra.
"They provide stationery, pieces of chalk, books, footballs and its kits, wheelchairs and a good sum of money," he said.
Mbanba Camara, the Co-ordinator of the
Fr. Ben MSP said they are waiting for their visitors to come as they have done the groundwork for their visit.