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Soroptimist donates Bakau Lower Basic

Jul 7, 2010, 1:22 PM | Article By: Malamin Conteh

Soroptimist International Banjul on 3rd July 2010 donated cleansing materials to Bakau Lower Basic School.

The donated items included a wheel barrow, hosepipe, rake, dustbins and brooms worth over D5000.

The presentation was charactersied with a clean-up exercise jointly organised with Association of School Network under the National Commission for UNESCO (NATCOM).

The exercise, which began at Bakau Lower Basic School's ground ended up at the Marina International School.

Speaking at the Bakau Lower Basic School campus, the President of the Soroptimist International Banjul, Mrs. Elizabeth Jawo Njai disclosed that the Soroptimist International is purely a woman association with the aim of empowering women, girls, and under- privileged, especially the elderly and girls.

Noting that they also collaborate with UN in recognising International Days, such as the World Environment Day, she thanked their partners for their continuous support and further applauded Julbrew for providing them with the T-shirts.

For her part, the Deputy Mistress of Bakau Lower Basic School thanked Soroptimist International for the gesture. She however used the opportunity to appeal to them to support the school library and furnish it with more books.