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St Georges Guilds In Denmark Gives To Social Institution

Aug 21, 2009, 6:07 AM | Article By: Isatou Senghore

St Georges Guilds in Denmark, in collaboration with the Gambia Boden Powel International Fellowship of Scout/Guide Gambia Scout Association yesterday 20th August 2009, presented a 40ft container to different social institutions in the Gambia.

The beneficiaries include Karantaba Major Health Centre, Essau Health Centre, Mbowen, Bakoteh Annex UBS, Bijilo UBS, RVTH, Little Trees Skill Training, Soma Scout Skills Training Centre, Somita Day Care/Nursery School, Old Jeshwang Health Centre, Gambia Boy Scout Association and Hanne Vibe Nursery School.

Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at Bakau Newtown Lower Basic School, Pa Omar Bojang, the Project Coordinator stated that the container has been shifted from Denmark to the Gambia Scout Association, and distributed to various institutions in the Gambia. He urged the beneficiaries to make the best use of the donated items.

For his part, Kalifa Kambi, on behalf of Kiang Karantaba in the Lower River Region, hailed the donors for what he described as a valuable gesture. He added that the donation would go a long way towards improving and developing organisations. He assured the donors that the donated items would be put to good use.

Speaking earlier, Tomani Janneh of Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital and the National Youth Commissioner of Gambia Scout Association Modou Mendy expressed similar sentiments.