Baba Jaiteh Kaba Family Foundation holds reunion

Mamos Media

By Cherno Omar Bobb

The Baba Jaiteh Kaba Family Foundation Reunion was held on Sunday  at Halahin lodge in Kartong.

The annual reunion is aimed at bringing together the family of the late Musa Jaiteh widely known as Baba Jaiteh Kaba together to know and help each other but also map out plans to assist the needy within them, sponsor students, support women gardeners, build schools, a hospital, mortuary and other things lacking in Kartong to bring development to the village.

The foundation consists of children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of the late Baba Jaiteh Kaba who hailed from Guinea Conakry. He first resided in Gunjur before moving to Kartong where he settled and married several wives who gave birth to many children who also gave birth to grandchildren who also gave birth to great grandchildren.

Hatab Jaiteh, Public Relations Officer for Baba Jaiteh Kaba Foundation explained that annually the Jaiteh family comes together for the reunion to know each other. He added that in addition to the family reunion they also organise an annual Quranic recitation. Mr Jaiteh said with time they expect to raise money to help the less privileged.

Buba Bojang, great grandson of Baba Jaiteh Kaba said the late Baba Jaiteh Kaba was the founder of the Jaiteh Kunda Kabilo in Kartong.

“Baba Jaiteh Kaba’s family decided to come together to form the foundation to know and help each other, assist the needy, sponsor students, support women gardeners, build a school, hospital, mortuary and other things lacking in Kartong to bring development to the village,” he stated.

Musa Jaiteh, grandson of the late Baba Jaiteh Kaba urged the family to be united and work together to ensure they achieved the aims of establishing the foundation. He thanked those who came up with the idea of forming the foundation.

Alhagie Kebba Touray, grandson of late Baba Jaiteh Kaba said life is about valuing and respecting each other and therefore urged all to be united and work together. He also urged members to always advise each other on good deeds that will benefit the foundation and family.

Oumie Jaiteh alias Oumie Kaba, granddaughter of Baba Jaiteh Kaba expressed delight with the initiative and thanked the initiators. She urged family members to continue to unite. She further said that the family is huge with other family members in other parts of the country and as such she encouraged that they bring every member together under one umbrella for their advancement.

Buba Jaiteh, based in the Diaspora but who graced the family reunion described the gathering as important with a lot of benefits. He pointed out that in Africa we value family a lot and as human beings it is difficult to achieve a lot by oneself. According to him, “for our home, communities, nations and world at large to develop we must work together.”

COB/DAJ/28/12/21

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