Oct 14, 2009, 8:31 AM
The Gambia Schools Books Project (GSBP), a charitable organisation, recently donated educational materials to schools. Speaking at the presentation ceremony at Tallinding Annex, the founder of the organisation, a German national Mrs. Kadz Sanyang, said the aim of the organisation is to provide quality education for all. According to her, the organisation has been assisting Gambian schools for the past five years and she therefore urged the beneficiaries to put the items to good use. She added that the organisation was set up when she first visited The Gambia a number of years ago. She revealed that in that time over 15,000 books have been donated to Gambian schools.
In receiving the donation on behalf of the Department of State, Kunkung Jobarteh thanked the donors for the benevolent gesture and assured them that the materials will be used wisely. He noted that the organisation has been helpful to DoSE and the people of The Gambia mainly in the area of education.
For his part, Mr. Musa Sanyang, representing the organisation, said they feel it is imperative to give these kinds of donations. He added that their quest is to develop education to help schools that are in need
Of help. He promised that the organisation will always help Gambian schools. Other personalities present included Mr. Alieu Darboe and Adama Ndong, the head girl of Tallinding.