Sep 17, 2008, 4:55 AM
Foundation Centre, an organization based in London over the weekend presented
food to Muhammad Orphanage in Sukuta.
The food aid came through the regional director of Khadija Foundation Centre in The Gambia Master Muhammad F. Jabbi.
The food aid items included 100 bags of 50KG rice, 22 gallons of 20kg cooking oil, 10 gallons of Punt butter, 5 cartons of tomato paste and a cash amount of D60,000 .
In his remarks, the Imam of Sukuta, Ismalia Beyai, thanked the regional director of Khadija Foundation Centre in The Gambia Master Muhammed F. Jabbi for being always in the forefront of supporting, especially the needy and vulnerable people in the society.
Imam Beyai also praised Master Jabbi for his ambition in helping humanity and urged him to continue with the good work, as Allah the Almighty would reward him for his kindness.
Also speaking at the presentation, Master Jabbi, the regional director of Khadija Foundation Centre in The Gambia, said this organization is responsible for the running of the Mohammed Orphanage Centre in Sukuta.
He divulged that the centre was established three years ago, and currently those under their care are about 72 children who are resident at the centre. He said the centre also operates both morning and afternoon, for boys and girls who memorise the Quran.
Master Jabbi noted that the donation was a right move as the importance attached to the orphanage could not be over emphasised.
He thanked Fiesal Sherman, chairman of Khadjia Foundation Centre in London for the gesture, adding that the Orphanage operates in Njianija, Kulior, Madinary village and two centres in Sukuta.
Master Jabbi lamented on the need to support the children who are less privileged and vulnerable in society.
He assured the donors that he would live up to expectation and would ensure that the donated items reach the right people and use for it intended purpose.