Feb 12, 2021, 10:56 AM
Gambian rap star and activist, Killa “Ali Cham” Ace through his Team Gom Sa Bopa on Friday visited the Mile II Central Prisons where they donated to inmates and guards at a ceremony held at Mile 2.
The initiative solved the community’s five decades potable water problem.
According to beneficiaries, the borehole will reduce their burden especially women and girls.
Papa Loma, village alkalo thanked GRCS and partners for providing access to clean and safe drinking water.
Aja Nyara Ceesay on behalf of women of the community said women and girls were the most affected by the lack of access to clean drinking water and therefore commended GRCS for addressing one of their biggest challenges.
Demba Ceesay in deputizing for governor of CRR spoke at length on the importance of water in human life.
He described the gesture as part of complementing government efforts. He urged the community to make best use of the borehole. He also joined others in thanking The Gambia Red Cross Society for providing the community clean and adequate drinking water.
Alhagie Morro Jawla, Chief of Sami commended GRCS for bringing clean and safe drinking water to people of his district. He urged beneficiaries to jealously guard the borehole and ensure it maintenance.
Hon Saikou Jawara, chairman Kuntaur Area Council described water as life and as such thanked GRCS for their service to humanity.
Alasan Senghore, secretary general GRCS urged the community to take ownership of the project to ensure its sustainability.
In observance of the Muslims holy month of Ramadan and in conjunction with the Islamic culture of sharing and caring, the people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other donors through the UAE Dakar Embassy have donated food aid to needy households in The Gambia.
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