Jun 4, 2008, 7:15 AM
A lady philanthropist from
Susanne Peters who had come as a volunteer nurse to the Gambia and worked at the Serekunda Health Centre has continued to help the needy of society with the help of 14 new members joining them to help those Susanne has been helping and to later create more.
According to Susanne Peters, she has some needy children she comes with assistance for. They visited part of Bakau where several clothes were given to kids and some big people in the area.
At the school she is sponsoring, Lend A Hand Nursery, the fifteen Danish people were moved with pity when they supplied each student with a bag stuffed with other useable materials including socks, underwear, pencils, rulers etc.
According to Susanne Peters it all started in 2004 when she
worked at the Serekunda Health Centre. "I am coming to donate items but there
is not water and I have come to help get water in the school. I have bag for
each kid. Education is my area, I want to see many of the kids educated," she
said. She said she does volunteer work in Kafuta village, Kotu,
She said she sponsors 156 children with the help of some of
her friends in
Lansana Sanyang, the founder and headmaster of the school said he has 153 children in his school from Nursery 1 to 3. He expressed their joy for the tap in the offing by their friends. Sanyang made the children demonstrate the skills they had taught them and they answered eloquently. He says, "Our scheme is an international one. We follow the scheme of the country and it is helping a lot. We are proud of our donors who have made us proud today."