Nov 15, 2016, 11:27 AM
Twenty-nine students from Lord Williams' School in the
The visit was in line with the partnership agreement signed in 2001 by the two schools.
During the visit, representatives from Lord Williams' School presented a printing machine to the host
In receiving the guests, Demba Keita, Vice-Principal of Brikama Upper Basic School, welcomed their
"This link between the two schools started in 2002 and in 2006 it became active," vice principal Keita said, adding that since then they have been benefiting from their
According to him,
The vice-principal also thanked the Lord Williams' School for supporting
He assured the students and teachers of Lord Williams' that
"It is very important for the two schools to learn each other's culture," says Mr Keita.
Since then his school has faced difficulty in printing their papers, he said, adding that the machine donated will ease their burden.
For his part, Jonathan Blundell, leader of the team of donors, thanked the management of
The visit was part of the partnership between the two schools, Blundell said, adding: "We are happy to be in The Gambia."
The visit, he added, will give them the opportunity to know more about each other's culture.
"Our first visit to
He said the link between the two schools would go from strength to strength.
According to him, in 2008 one teacher from