#National News

Friends of West Africa donates over 300 food package to needy Gambians

Jun 15, 2020, 12:29 PM

Friends of West Africa Group (FOWAG)-The Gambia, a charitable organisation based in the United States of America has recently donated over three hundred bags of rice and cash to the communities of Bijilo and Kerr Sering.

Speaking at the distribution held at Bijilo Lower Basic School, deputy imam of Kerr Sering, Matarr Ceesay thanked the organisation through the founder, Osuman Ndow, a Gambian philanthropist based in The U.S.  

Dado Sowe, one of the beneficiaries from Bijilo Sanchaba thanked the organisation for the gesture, saying for the past couple of years, Mr Ndow has been very supportive to his community.

Kumba Wadda, also a resident of Bijilo said the food aid would greatly help to reduce the burden on them, calling on other potential Gambians who are in the diaspora to emulate Ousman Ndow’s example.

Ousman Ndow, founder of Friends of West Africa Group said the objective of the charity is to put smiles on the faces of average Gambians.

Read Other Articles In National News
Beakanyang commemorates International Youth Day
Aug 12, 2020, 12:05 PM

Beakanyang on Tuesday joined youth-led organisations, other partners, United Nations and it member states to commemorate International Youth Day (IYD).

Ousman A. Marong
JIFORM names Marong as Summit Committee Chair for Gambia
Aug 5, 2020, 12:30 PM

Journalists’ International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) has appointed Ousman A. Marong, a journalist with Mamos Media as its summit committee chair for The Gambia.

Joye
JOYE support sponsored students, volunteers with food aid
May 5, 2020, 2:03 PM

Jurarim Organisation for Youth Excellence (JOYE); a US-based nonprofit organization operating in the provision of learning environment for underprivileged children in The Gambia, over the weekend supported its sponsored students and volunteers in North Bank, West Coast and Central River Regions with 50kg bag of rice, 10kg sugar and 5 litters cooking oil each.

Claudiana Cole
Education is everybody’s business -Says Minister Cole
Oct 12, 2020, 11:43 AM

After announcing the reopening of schools, which shall be in two folds in the country, the minister of Basic and Secondary Education (MoBSE) has reiterated that “education is everybody’s business.”