21 February 2013

Gambia Scout Association, Gunjur LBS Boosted

Concern For The Gambia Children (CFGC), a charitable organisation based in Denmark, on Sunday donated chairs, desks, clothes, computers and sewing machines, amongst other items, to The Gambia Scouts Association and Gunjur Lower Basic School. The presentation ceremony was held at the Little Tree's Scout Skills Training Centre in Bakoteh.

Speaking at the ceremony, Pa Omar Bojang, the chief scout commissioner, expressed delight and appreciation for the assistance rendered to them by the the organisation,over the years. He said the sole objective of the CFGC is to help the needyinsociety. Bojang thanked the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Gambia Revenue Authority for the wonderful services rendered to the Danish organisation.

For his part, Kebba Fatty, the headmaster of Gunjur Lower Basic School, commended the organisation for the humanitarian support. The donation, he said, is a clear manifestation of the organisation's unflinching support to the less-privileged in the society. He expressed hope that the relationship will grow from strength to strength.

The head of Concern For The Gambia Children (CFGC), Christen Ranhoff Hansen, said that her organisation is committed to the development of the needy in the society and pledged its continuous support in the socio-economic advancement ofneedy children in the country.

Alhaji Saidykhan, the chairperson of Youth Alliance for Education and Development, noted that the main intention of the organisation is to serve the poor through their charitable support of packaging and shipping materials to The Gambia.

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