Foundation, a self-funded intervention founded in 1976 with its primary
intervention in Africa has supported Jeshwang prison with 50 bags of rice, 50
bags of 10kg of sugar and four hand washing buckets.
foundation which has been operating in The Gambia since 2010 also operates in
South East Asia and the Caribbean.
Kenneth D. Jackson, chief executive officer of P-ARI Foundation explained that
the prison system is usually over looked and forgotten which was why they
decided to assist them.
said prisons are rehabilitation centers that require certain elements for
effective rehabilitation, saying the first of such elements is food. He added that the Jeshwang prison is
constrained, expressing the Foundation’s readiness to support them to ensure
the effective rehabilitation process of inmates and to ensure that they have
skills that they and the society can rely on after their jail terms to prevent
them returning to prison.
commended prison officers for their continuous commitment to work and
encouraged inmates to take advantage of their time in prison to develop
themselves so that when they get out they do not return to prison but make
positive contribution to society.
Jarju, deputy director general 2 of The Gambia Prison Service hailed the
Foundation for their assistance especially with their feeding knowing that
government cannot do it all alone.
Jarju, Commanding Officer of the Jeshwang Prison thanked the Foundation for
their foresight, saying the food items will go a long way in maintaining a
peaceful environment at the prison as a hungry person is an angry person.