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Trade Ministry boosted with face masks to support frontline workers

May 20, 2020, 12:22 PM

SheTrades Gambia, the project that aims to increase Gambian women entrepreneurs’ participation in trade by facilitating the development of a supportive business ecosystem, improving their competitiveness and strengthening their market linkages in strategic and potential productive sectors.

SheTrades Gambia on 12 May, 2020 donated face masks from BJ Creation as part of its contribution to support frontline workers amid covid-19 pandemic.

Speaking at the presentation, Mr. Abdoulie Jammeh, deputy permanent secretary for Trade and Regional Integration at the Ministry of Trade, on behalf of the PS said: “I appreciate BJ Creation for the gesture and initiative, adding that ‘the donated materials will be distributed to the frontline workers in order to support the national endeavour to curb the covid-19 pandemic”.

He said the donated items from BJ Creation is part of their contribution from SheTrade in order to support the frontline workers with face masks.

BJ creation is a tailoring and small scale manufacturing company that sews outfits for both official and casual wear. The production process is fast and the services are excellent, affordable and neat. BJ creation also has a social mission of training aspiring youth especially girls into dressmaking, design and manufacturing.

Samsideen Ceesay, Information Officer, Ministry of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment

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