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Human Appeal International provides food aid to 3 vulnerable institutions

May 28, 2020, 1:45 PM | Article By: Abdoulie Nyockeh

Ireland-based charity organisation called Human Appeal International, Wednesday distributed over 100 bags of rice to The Gambia Prison Services, GOVI, and Tanka-Tanka psychiatric hospital. 

Speaking at the presentations, the Charity's representative, Momodou Njie, said the organisation is a global charity network working across the world to provide support and care to families and enduring poverty and social exclusion.

He said the donation is designed to contribute to the national covid-19 pandemic relief and feeding people during the month of Ramadan. 

"We all know that Ramadan is a month of blessing, caring and sharing. It is in that line that we are supporting the needy people within various institutions."

Mr. Njie said in 2015, they donated a container of medical items to the Ministry of Health worth over two hundred thousand Euros and that was followed by another donation of  container of surgical and medical equipment to Edward Francise  Small Teaching Hospital in February last year. 

He said the same year; they sent a shipment of second hand clothing to The Gambia which was followed by another shipment to improve living conditions of vulnerable citizens.

According to him, objective of the donation targets to impact on the livelihood of the vulnerable people in the country.

Matty Senghor-Njie, a member of the charity, assured their continued support to people in need.

Saikou Kawsu Gassama, director of Administration of Gambia Prison Services, said the donation indicates that the charity is a true humanitarian organisation.

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