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The Ding Ding Bantaba Launch Youth Program

Mar 6, 2009, 4:06 AM | Article By: Yai Dibba & Binta Fatty

The Ding Ding Bantaba Federation, a Christian Children Fund (CCF) Affiliate, on Tuesday 24 February launched its youth program at a ceremony held in Bwiam, Foni Kansala District, Western Region.

The forum that brought young people from the district was aimed at formulating a road map for building capacities of young people to become productive citizens.

In declaring the forum open, Mr. Buba Jagne the Manager of Ding Ding Bantaba Federation, said his organisation is committed to the education, health and positive development of young people.

For his part, the Youth Child Officer of Ding Ding Bantaba, Lamin F. Bojang, revealed that his organisation will be three years old next week since it was established.

According to him, building the capacity of the young people in various areas relevant to their development is critical in their lives.

He described young people as the most vulnerable in any society adding that yet much is expected from them.

A development officer based in Bwiam, Mr. James Gomez, challenged the young people to be ready to learn, venture into good work and willing to be inspired.

He urged them to show their commitment in improving their own lives.