Apr 29, 2020, 1:25 PM
Ndey Edi Touray, a Gambia entrepreneur based in in the United Kingdom has donated food stuff and cash amount of 20, 000 dalasis to twenty widows from communities in Kiang, Jarra, Kombo Central and Kombo South.
Their main source of earning is usually subsistence agriculture.
Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and its subsequent spread in The Gambia, the government has put in measures to contain the pandemic. One of which is the declaration of a State of Public Emergency. This declaration has forced many people to stay home against their will.
Unfortunately, many of the rural dwellers live from hand to mouth and the government has not provided a stimulus package that meets the dire needs of the vulnerable and weak in the communities. The civil society organisations and other philanthropists who have been giving food aid to vulnerable families have mostly, if not all, neglected the rural Gambia.
It is against this backdrop that we call for you to donate either in cash or kind so as to provide minimal food packages and other relevant items to the people of Sami District.
The following people can be contacted for your donations:
Be assured that anything donated will reach the target group.
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