Jul 4, 2008, 7:05 AM
Kunda Lower Basic School, in Central River Region’s Sami District have
benefited from a donation of more than 6, 500 exercise books from one of its
The donated books are expected to help improve teaching and learning in the school and reduce the financial burden on both parents and the government in the purchasing of books for children.
The donor said the gesture is a show of contributing his part to the improvement of education and his corporate social responsibility as a citizen of the village and as a Gambian.
Headmaster of the school, Jariga Bah thanked the donor for what he called his worthy gesture to the school, saying the donation was important and timely and also assured that the stationaries will be put in to good use.
School committee members, including Essa Danso, Homorrow Danso, Kulumba Jallow, Lalo Tiyanna, Hanjila Tunkara, John Konateh, Yaya Saidy, Mangkamang Komma and Secka Jawo, all expressed appreciation for the donation, saying the gesture will go a long way in helping the school, parents and the government.