Oct 12, 2020, 11:52 AM
TECHWORLD Oil Company, a Gambian-owned company engaged in oil and gas business last Thursday opened a new branch in Fula Bantang, Central River Region.
The presentation, which is part of his NGO’s annual activity, was held at his resident at GNPC in Bakau.
At the presentation, Saihou Fofana, public relations officer of VDF, said the event is part of the NGO’s 2020 Ramadan gifts to various institutions across the country.
“Today we have identified nine institutions plus the National Assembly, to distribute 5,450 bags of 10kg Sugar. As usual, VDF is a leading foundation in the Gambia. We have our annual operation where we always give out to needy institutions and organizations across the board”.
He added “We intend to give out in total one hundred thousand bags of 10KG and thirty thousand bags of 25kg of rice, but since at the inception of the ramandan Vision Development Foundation has been going round to give Ramadan sugar.
Fofana maintained that the bags of sugar they distributed targets vulnerable institutions, and personalities, adding that this year VDF has decided to double up its support due to increasing in demand.
He expressed appreciation that their calls have be answered, recalling that for the past twenty-four years they have been advocating for Gambian to share with their own brothers.
“Today we have identified nine institutions plus the National Assembly. And we thank God that this year we have seen unprecedented magnitude of philanthropists within and outside the country. This is a gesture that we are very proud of and we are very happy that people come and share what we have with the needy people”.
The Comprehensive Health Education (CHE) in collaboration with Curriculum Research Evaluation and Development Directorate (CREDD) under Ministry of Basic Senior Education (MoBSE) Wednesday completed a two-day auditing of Curricula Framework exercise meant for the inclusion of Comprehensive Health Education (CHE) topics in some of the career subjects.
Saikou Bojang, a seventh grader at Yundum Barracks School, who represented the country Malawi in the just ended TAKE-M organised African Nations Quiz competitions held in The Gambia, has been crowned the winner.
Mod A.K Secka, permanent secretary at the Ministry of Higher Education Research Science and Technology (MOHERST) has announced that The Gambia Government in partnership with GSM operators has issued unlimited free online classes to the University of The Gambia students.