Dec 15, 2020, 12:26 PM
As preparations intensify ahead of the much-anticipated hosting of mega OIC summitto be held in 2022, the local organizing committee is spearheading road construction projects to ease traffic congestion ahead of the confab.
Among the donated food items are 100 bags of rice, 10 bags of sugar, 10 bags of onion, 10 gallons of cooking oil and dates.
At the distribution ceremony held at Mandinary Village, Oustass Abubacar Saidy of the Majalis explained that the donation is part of their charity that they distribute to Muslims every Holy Month of Ramadan.
“The coronavirus disease has suffered many families and that is why our partners came to support. This is extended to the underprivileged households within the satellite villages of Wellingara, Mandinary and Kerewan.”
He thanked the donors for supporting Muslims, while urging wealthy individuals to also support Muslims during the month of Ramadan.
Matida Sirra, a beneficiary from Mandinary said the donation is a great gesture and it will help them a long way in providing some of their needs during the Ramadan and coronavirus lockdown.
“We have been given rice, sugar, oil, tea and dates. This will help sustain my children and me for some while.”
The Gambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) on Wednesday engaged Financial Services Providers and other stakeholders within the value chain for a high level breakfast meeting on the Resilience of Organisations for Transformative Smallholder Agriculture (ROOTS) Project financing for producers and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
Abdoulie Fye, Director of Programmes and Operations at The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) has urged communities to build peace among themselves, within their village and also among their neighboring communities.
Medical Research Council-The Gambia on Tuesday launched a new project dubbed- Prevention and Treatment for Covid- 19 Associate Serve Pneumonia (PaTS) in The Gambia.