Mar 16, 2021, 12:04 PM
The contractor for Tankong Kunda water project on Saturday handed over the project to The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) as the community starts benefiting from the water.
The book titled- Jaliba Kuyateh; the Cultural Revolutionary of kora music, is an autobiography of The Gambian kora sensation, Jaliba Kuyateh.
The book also captures various ethnic groups and their cultures in The Gambia and how the Kora came into existence in the world.
Presenting the copies of the book, Mr Saloum Sheriff Janko expressed delight to present the books for reading by kids of Kafuta, a village he hails from.
“Copies of these books are also on sale at Timbokoto bookshop in Bakau. The donation is to encourage and promote reading among kids and to encourage them since some of them want to be writers.”
He promised that similar donations are in the offing in other community libraries and schools.
He equally called on the other authors to give more support to community libraries to encourage communities to read their own stories.
In receiving the books, Hatab Hydara, library assistant at Kafuta Community Library thanked the donor for the initiative.
The books, he said, will go in a long way in encouraging and promoting reading culture among students in the area.
Programme officer for Monitoring and Evaluation at the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) has outlined that a clean and safe environment contributes to improved health, thereby reducing the risks of diseases and injuries.
As Muslims commenced fasting in this year’s Holy month of Ramadan, AGA Global Ambassadors UK/Gambia, over the weekend supported five Gambian families with one hundred and fifty pounds sterling.