Apr 16, 2021, 2:01 PM
The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) recently inaugurated its water borehole project in Tankong Kunda village, Sami District, Central River Region.
Speaking at the handing over ceremony, vice chairperson of the Kafo, Umar Fatty said the gesture is in recognition of the tremendous work that the fire and rescue services are doing in saving life and properties with limited resources.
He explained that the Kafo comprises of members from Brikama and the Diaspora and as young people they deemed it necessary to contribute their quota in the fight against coronavirus by supporting those at the front line to be safe at work.
The Brikama Fire and Rescue Services Station Officer Muhammed Drammeh, thanked the group for their timely support for complementing government’s efforts in their efforts to curb the spread. He noted that the gesture will help their men and women in uniform to always wash their hands not only in their homes but at their working place.
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Welfare has disclosed that experience from past pandemics showed that women and girls are active actors for change, as they experience the effects of the crisis in different ways.
National Assembly Member for Central Badibou, Sulayman Saho has distributed 43 bags of 25 kilograms of rice to the people of his constituency.
Al-Huda Foundation, a non-profit organisation in The Gambia founded in 2017 in partnership with Helping Hand for Relief Development (HHRD) based in the U.K., has recently distributed food items to 200 needy families worth D300, 000.