May 7, 2020, 12:06 PM
Brikama Association in New York, USA has donated 66 bags of sugar and rice worth over D100, 000 to Imams in Brikama, Jambur, Jambanjelly and Kalagi.
At a presentation held at Pirang, the beneficiary widows came from seventeen communities in Kombo East and Kombo Central.
Presenting the items, Caliph General Gassama said he provided the humanitarian gesture to observe the birth of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and to mitigate the hardship of vulnerable households amid Covid-19 pandemic.
“On the occasion of the birth of the Prophet (SAW), everyone should rejoice and be happy. We direct the gesture to widows to support them and their families,” he said.
The renowned scholar equally appealed to Gambians to remain resolute and committed to supporting people in need and to avoid participating in any activity that can split people.
“We should all stand and strive to do something that can benefit Gambians at all time.”
The beneficiary widows thanked the Caliph General for the gesture and prayed for his long life and continued health.
ChildFund-The Gambia on Monday handed over a 40-foot container loaded with an assortment of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals to the Ministry of Health at a ceremony held at the Central Medical Store in Kotu.
In its efforts to champion the cause of entrepreneurs, the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN) Gambia will today, 21st August 2020 hold a Webinar to celebrate the World Entrepreneurs Day.
The International Organisation For Migration (IOM) on Friday concluded three days online training for 30 journalists from different media houses in the country aimed to enhance journalists’ skills and knowledge on migration reporting.