Dec 15, 2020, 12:29 PM
The City Link Ostend-Banjul also known as Future Proof Banjul last Saturday launched its tree planting exercise dubbed ‘greening the inner city of Banjul’.
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”.
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in partnership with The West Africa Network for Peace building (WANEP) -Gambia through the Peace Building Fund on Wednesday launched a national training manual on early warning systems, peace building paradigms and dispute resolution mechanisms at the Senegambia Beach Hotel.
State House, Banjul, 26 June 2020: The untimely demise of Serigne Pape Malick Sy, Spokesperson of Serigne Babacar Sy, the Khalipha of the Tijania Sect, has sent shockwaves to the Tijania fraternity and beyond.