Sep 23, 2010, 5:00 PM
The ambassador of the
The two projects were part of many community projects funded by the Ambassador's Self-Help Fund.
Speaking at the handing over ceremony in Shom in Kombo East District, Ambassador Wells expressed his delight at visiting the village as it was his first visit out side the Greater Banjul Area since assuming office in January. " I am happy that the machine is here for the women to help you with your daily chores of milling your cereals. The people of
The father of the Carawas Kafo, the beneficiary group, Dawda Jarju appealed for water in the women's garden.
Honourable Lamin Bojang, national assembly member for the area, thanked the
Chief of Kombo East Alhagie Basiru Jarju expressed similar sentiments. He assured the Ambassador that the machine will be properly taken care of. The machine, according to official sources, was sponsored to the sum of D117, 000.00.
From Shom, ambassador Wells and delegation also visited Julkanfari a border village with Casamase. The village also hosts to some Casamase refugees.
There, ambassador Wells and delegation received a rousing welcome. In his inaugural statement,
Marcel Badgie Director St.Joseph's Family Farm revealed that about D200,000.00 was spend on the centre by the
Other speakers include, the chief of Foni, Bintang Karani Mustapha Camara, Hon. Ebrima Solo Jammeh PM for the area and Mrs Guju Badgie a refugee.
Alkalo Alhagie Kawsu Badgie of Julanfari thanked the donors for the gesture.