May 27, 2020, 1:32 PM
Families have commended and hailed AGA Global Ambassadors UK/Gambia for assisting them with rice, onion and cooking oil during the Muslim feast of Eidul Fitr.
As part of their contributions towards the fight against covid-19, The Gambia’s vehicle number plate printer -Comfort Quality Services- made a donation of 200 bags of rice to vulnerable families in the country.
The consignment was delivered through the First Lady Fatoumatta known as Bah-Barrow Foundation at its office on Bertil Herding Highway.
The First Lady thanked the donor for providing the gesture at a time when the country is going through hard time due to coronavirus pandemic.
The Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer Fatou Ceesay welcomed the gesture and assured that it will be distributed to needy families in the country.
She emphasised the role of the First Lady’s Foundation in social development of The Gambian society, saying it has been delivering charitable services to the poor and needy in the country.
She called on other bodies to emulate Comfort Services as the pandemic has made each day of the future unpredictable.
Ousman Njie, chief operations officer at Comfort Quality Services, said the work of FABB makes it the ideal choice to deliver the consignment to the needy among the population.
He assured of his office’s commitment to partner with the Foundation in delivering corporate social responsibility services even beyond this crisis.
Alhagie Mbye, a board member of the Foundation gave the vote of thanks and urged everyone to observe strict hygiene measures and the WHO stipulated social distancing principles during the crisis.
He expressed appreciation to the donors, saying it will greatly impact the target beneficiaries.
Author: Fatou Dem
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