Jul 13, 2020, 12:35 PM
Management of Fatima Senior Secondary School in Bwiam, Foni Kansala District has appealed for donor intervention as the school is facing overwhelming constrains.
The donation targets more than 100 kids in the community to keep them in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the presentation ceremony, Louis Andrew Mendy, chairman of Norga Charity disclosed that the project aims to build an orphanage to house children and that construction of a school is ongoing at the site in partnership with Imdad Relief Foundation.
He further disclosed that 37 orphans would be resident there, adding that the school and facility would be opened to 250 other children in the Brufut community.
"Some of the items from the 40-feet container received from our donors in Norway, through our partners Imdad Relief Foundation will be distributed in rural communities and they include brand new toys, baby clothes and items for breastfeeding.
Sambou Lamin Ceesay, Secretary of the Orphanage, expressed gratitude to the Norwegian charity and partners for the gesture.
The school and housing project, he went on, will give the orphans a better living condition and save them deprivation from quality life.
Muhammed Bashir Sohna, Chief Executive Officer of ABS Design Studio, the contractor of the orphanage project, expressed delight to be associated with Norga Charity in both their housing and schooling projects.
He thanked the Norwegian charity for the trust in awarding his company the contract project and all that it has been doing to better the lives of children in the area.
The Honorable Minister of Interior, Yankuba JN. Sonko, on Wednesday July 1st appeared before the parliamentarians for the second ordinary session of the National Assembly in the 2020 legislative year.
The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) in collaboration with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) on Thursday 20 August 2020 launched a project aimed at mitigating the impact of covid-19 for most vulnerable households in selected regions in The Gambia.