Oct 21, 2008, 6:14 AM
9-day training course on leadership for members of the Cross Road Youth
Development Association (CRYDA) The Gambia recently ended at the St.
Augustine’s Senior Secondary School.
It was funded by Modou Turo Darboe and the Principal of St. Augustine High School.
CRYDA aims at complementing government’s strive towards the socio-economic development of the country through holding intensive training for youth.
Jim Lowe, the founder of the group, in his remarks, explained that the Cross Road Youth Development Association the Gambia was established in 2010 but was not effective until 2016.
He added that CRYDA is preparing to expand its leadership program to schools and various youth groups all aimed at equipping youth to be effective in their respective walks of life.
“We want to invest in our young people, help and prepare them so that they can be very productive and useful in the society,” he explained.