Feb 9, 2010, 11:04 AM
As part of their 10 year anniversary celebrations in The Gambia, Holland Foundation Adult Education recently inaugurated a garden and literacy centre in Gunjur, Kombo South District in the Western Region.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, the chairperson of Holland Foundation Adult Education and also a Board member, Mrs. Yvon Springer, said the garden employs 206 women, divided into 16 groups and each group has a head.
For his part, Lamin Touray, a representative of Holland foundation Adult Education branch in Gunjur Kombo South, said that the project is initiated to improve, develop and empower women in Gunjur and also to eradicate illiteracy among women.
He stated that they also trained women on how to make soap and all were able to make soap on their own.
Other speakers included the Alkalo of Gunjur Alhajie Sulayman Touray other significant dignitaries attended the opening ceremony.
The ceremony was chaired by Momodou Lamin, Kambi Literacy officer Holland Foundation Adult Education.