Gaming Gambia Company on Monday donated a cheque for D16,500 towards a summer
camp for 60 young people between the ages of 10 and 18 from within the Greater
five-day camp is organised by Activistchat–Academy, a youth and children rights
organisation based in Jambanjelly.
Trust Bank cheque was handed over to Mariama M. Samba, founder of
Activistchat–Academy, at a presentation ceremony held on Monday at LGG head
office at Westfield.
donation is meant to support the academy’s 2017 annual summer camp.
Jammeh, senior marketing manager of LGG, said as a Gambian owned company,
addressing issues affecting the young people and supporting initiatives to
promote their welfare are part of LGG’s top priorities.
a result of this, when this youth organisation made a request for support from
LGG, the management, especially the chief executive officer, did not take it
lightly and approved it straightaway,” she said.
Jammeh said LGG is “more than willing” to give support to any youth
organisation that approaches it with a genuine initiative to support for the
benefit of the society.
at LGG company are delighted to take the center stage in supporting the young
people of this country,” she said. “We need to contribute our quota to
complement government’s effort especially in the area of health, education, and
company is not only here to make profit but also to plough back to our
communities for national development.”
LGG senior marketing manager said helping the young people makes the company
chief cashier Aji Sillah Ndow-Jallow reiterated that LGG is always willing to
support young people, adding that all that the company needs is more prayers
for the management and CEO to be able to take the company to higher heights.
the cheque on behalf of the Activisitchat-Academy, Mariama M. Samba expressed
appreciation to LGG, saying the donation has come as a big delight to her and
the young people who are to partake in the summer camp.
this donation, the summer will be possible now,” she said. The aim of the summer camp is to bring
children together to share experiences and expose them to various topics such
as entrepreneurship, child rights, education, leadership, and modern