21 November 2012

Gambia: Health Care Centre for Batteling Community

A Dutch philanthropist Saturday established a health care centre project for the people of Batteling Village in Kiang West in the Lower River Region (LRR).

Speaking to the Daily Observer at the project site, Dianne Van Wissen disclosed that she was motivated to build a health care centre for the village when she met the public relations officer of Batteling Future Foundation, who explained their constraints to her.

Wissen also promised to give an ambulance, medication and others to the health centre. She said what motivated her most is the commitment of the villagers, as they are always together. She opined that this will help them a lot in future. She further assured the people of Batteling that their relationship will continue.

Sutay Sanyang, the alkalo of Batterling, thanked the donor, while describing the project as a very important project in the village as it will help their health care needs. For his part, the public relations officer of Batteling Future Foundation (BFF), Ebrima Marenah, expressed delight and appreciation for the project. He described it as very important, noting that health is the most important thing that human beings need.

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