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‘Life for All Initiative patronizes Tank Tanka Psychiatric Hospital

Jul 19, 2016, 10:46 AM | Article By: Lamin Darboe

Life for All Initiative The Gambia, a youth organization based in Sanchaba Sulay Jobe village on Thursday donated secondhand clothes to Tanka Tanka Psychiatric in Salagi, Kombo North.

Receiving the donated items, Mamadou Bah, a senior staff of Tanka Tanka Psychiatric, applauded Life for All Initiative the Gambia for the “tremendous” gesture, noting that that the donation complement efforts at improving the condition of the place.

This gesture was disclosed to journalists at a press conference held at the Child Protection Alliance (CPA) in Fajara on Friday 15 July 2016.

Omar Darboe, executive director of Life for All Initiative the Gambia, said the organization was founded in 2010 and did register with the Attorney General’s Chamber and the National Youth Council.

Darboe said the aim of the organization is to create awareness and mobilization and to discourage youth from using the back-way to Europe, which started in 2012 and 2013, and help them in acquiring entrepreneurship skills

The campaign started in Dahaba Ward, he said, adding that the organization had also donated 39 wheelchairs and other materials to Sukuta Health Centre and Tanka Tanka Physiatrist Hospital.

Darboe pointed out that the organization is out to improve agriculture through poultry farm, technical skills and to also tackle illegal migration.

He revealed that funding is one of their biggest constraints as well as mobilization of people and community-based organizations.

For his part, Ebrima M. Jagne, secretary general of Life for All Initiative the Gambia, said the organization was founded to improve the lives of Gambian youths.

Abass Barrow, financial secretary, and other members of Life for All Initiative  the Gambia, attended the programme.