Sep 15, 2021, 4:28 PM
FANTANKA, is a non-governmental organisation established in December 2018 to close the gap in Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and Rights awareness-raising and advocacy in the country.
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”.
Gambia Youths Chamber of Commerce (GYCC) with support from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation on Thursday concluded a two-day high level dialogue on taxation under the theme: ‘’State of the Nation’s Business Environment, Reflecting and improving on our Policy and administrative strategies for the enhancement and mobilization of alternative domestic taxes to improve the Sustainable Business environment in the Gambia through reason tax’’.
The vice Chancellor of The University of The Gambia has told the visiting Senegalese delegation from Universite Assane Seck De Ziguinchor that The Gambia and Senegal do not only shared similar cultures, but also family ties, languages and geographic space.
The Association of Non-Governmental Organisation of The Gambia (TANGO) on Saturday concluded a two-day monitoring and knowledge analysis of policies, gender, budgeting, and human rights with members of Banjul City Council (BCC) to strengthen the rule of law and good governance.