Sep 29, 2020, 12:15 PM
Ebo Town Community Development Association, a newly formed association in Ebo Town on Saturday donated two cartons of uniforms for use by nurses at New Jeshwang Health Center.
Alasan Senghore, who was speaking in an exclusive with The Point, acknowledged that most of the people in communities are in dire need of assistance when it comes to basic amenities.
He made reference to a case in Kanilai, a community that used to entirely depend on electricity to power its water projects in gardens, putting the burden of prepaid electricity bills amounting to tens of thousands of dalasis on locals.
With the advent of solar water pump project, he said, this daily nightmare among locals is now a thing of the past.
“The government has the obligation to support us locally as is done in other countries. This encourages international donors to do more for the people. The government has not been giving us subvention for the past 15 years which is obligatory.”
Senghore maintained that the humanitarian organization will continue to try and identify the needs of the people and help in finding solution to it.
Professor Gibril Faal, a Gambian based in United Kingdom (UK), who was recently honored with Order of the British Empire (OBE) by the Queen, has agreed to donate £5000 to support The Gambia’s Maternal Blood Bank (GMBB) initiated by Join Hands 2 Save A Baby.
The Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in partnership with Innovate Gambia and key ecosystem stakeholders on Monday opened the ‘Andandoor’ Creative Industry (CI) Accelerator programme for 30 entrepreneurs at The Disruptive Lab in Fajara.