Feb 28, 2012, 12:51 PM
Jole Rider Foundation, a UK-based charitable organization, last Thursday donated four hundred bicycles to ten schools in the country.
The beneficiaries are
Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at the
According to him, the foundation has donated ten thousand bicycles to schools across the length and breath of the country.
Mr. Touray said the foundation will continue to render more support to Gambian schools.
He also seized the opportunity to appeal to beneficiaries to make best use of the donated bicycles.
Speaking on behalf of the Minister of Basic and Secondary Education, Alagie Bah said Jole Rider has now become a household name in The Gambia for their tireless contribution towards the education sector.
He added that the donated bicycles will make transportation easy for students who travel from far distance as well as aid them to be present in school on time.
Other speakers on the occasion included the headmaster of
The progamme was chaired by Saidou Blair from Quality Education Unit under the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education.