Aug 5, 2009, 3:15 AM
have supported the said institutions with educational, medical and agricultural
materials worth over D3 million. The donation was revealed by Mr. Patrick Ve
Vos, chairman of the VZW De Gambiavrienden an organisation based in
Speaking to this reporter at their residence in Manjai- kunda Lodge, Mr. Vos said his organisation is helping in the areas of education, health and agriculture adding that presently his organisation is sponsoring 300 students from Nursery to Tertiary level in Regions one and two.
to Mr. Vos, their aim is to see more Gambian children enrol in schools
especially girls and also to teach computers at their younger age to allow
young people to become computer experts. He said grade four pupils at
Mr. Vos commended the Headmistress of Nyodema Nursery School, Ms. Mariama Secka, for her generosity to his organisation calling on other partners to emulate her.
One of the
beneficiaries the head teacher, Mrs. Ajaratou FB Chow of Bakoteh proper
She said the donors good gesture was appreciated by her school saying that her school is working closely for the past few years with their Belgian supporters.
institutions were, Bakoteh Proper and Annex, Jambangjelly, Nyodema Nursery and