#National News

Alhumdulilah group donates to widows

Feb 15, 2021, 1:27 PM | Article By: Sanna Jallow

Alhumdulilah group, a group of close friends since childhood recently donated cash to their late friends’ widows to help them and their families.

The handing over ceremony was held in Kololi.

Five thousand dalasis (D5, 000) was given to each widow. An additional forty thousand dalasi (D40, 000) was raised for Quranic recitation of their late friends.

Kebba Badjie, Public Relations Officer of the group said the gesture was the first of its kind but they hope to make it continuous.


He said they are also into borehole and other projects as well as have other plans in the pipeline.

He stated that if things went on as planned they would support women during Koriteh and Tobaski feasts.

Kaddy Bah, a widow and beneficiary hailed the group for their laudable initiative. She added that the donated cash will be used for her family’s up keep. 

Anta Bahoum, a mother of 4 children described the donation as timely. She assured donors that the money will be used for its right purpose.

Read Other Articles In National News
Cry of an innocent child
Cry of an Innocent Child book launched
Feb 19, 2021, 1:03 PM

A thrilling poetry book “Cry of An Innocent Child” authored by Lamin Camara was recently launched at the Paradise Suite Hotel, Kololi.

City Link
City Link Ostend donates to BCC
Jun 7, 2021, 2:24 PM

City Link Ostend-Banjul recently launched a project worth One Hundred and Sixty million dalasis as part of its component to make the city of Banjul clean by providing two waste trucks, 5,700 big bins and safety clothes for waste management workers.

Claudiana Cole
‘Adult and non-formal literacy deserves unique attention’
Nov 4, 2020, 1:07 PM

The minister for Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) has underscored the importance of adult and non-formal literacy in the development of any nation,...

NJDRR launches Gambia Chapter
Jul 6, 2021, 1:32 PM

The Network of Journalists on Disaster Risk Reduction (NJDRR) Gambian Chapter was last Friday launched at a colourful ceremony held at the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) conference hall.