Dec 15, 2020, 12:29 PM
The City Link Ostend-Banjul also known as Future Proof Banjul last Saturday launched its tree planting exercise dubbed ‘greening the inner city of Banjul’.
The two sides discussed their partnership during a recent courtesy visit to the Council by the youth delegation.
Giving an account of their visit, Nfansu Jawara, member of the group's organizing committee, said their visit was to formally introduce themselves to the Council management.
He revealed that amid the recent surge in the cases of Covid-19 in the country, they have been embarking on vigorous community sensitizations within Misira with the objective of increasing the people's understanding and to prevent contracting the virus.
Jawara outlined their intention to sensitize vendors at the Brikama Market, further highlighting the need to engage the council of their area prior to conducting such public awareness activity on covid-19.
The council's chief executive officer, Modou Jonga underscored the urgent need to harmonize sectoral efforts in the fight against the global pandemic.
He commended the group for their efforts and foresight, reiterating his Council's commitment in working with stakeholders in the fight against the pandemic.
In complementing government efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in the country, Project Aid The Gambia recently donated 11,000 washable and re-usable face masks to 27 health facilities in the North Bank Region. The ceremony was held at Buniadu health center.
Karmic Angel in partnership with Sir Farimang Singhateh Foundation has continued their free bread distribution to communities in the Kanifing Municipality and West Coast Region.
Northampton Trustee Fund (NTF); a charitable organisation based in Penyem village, Kombo Central District, Monday donated 116 bags of rice and detergent to147 households in Penyem as part of their support to families during the course of state of public emergency due to coronavirus pandemic and the Muslim month of Ramadan.