By Muhammed L Bojang
Shine LightinGirls Education Germany-Gambia e.V, a registered charitable based organisation in The Gambia on Friday 6th November, 2020 donated their sponsors girls at Kiang Nema Lower Basic School, Tallinding Annex Lower Basic School and Bundung Upper Lower Basic School with the presentation of educational supplies.
The items include, two set of Uniforms, Bag, Shoe, exercise books, text books, Set-box, Pencils, Lunch fee, Studies fee, and Transportation fee.
At the presentation held at Bundung Upper Basic, Ebrima Fadera, the President of the Organization expressed delight to present the items to the girls, disclosing that the feature is part of the Organization’s contribution to the country’s educational sector.
“There can be no efficient and sustainable development in any community without the concerted effort and involvement of girls and women. Their participation is core and central to any modern development initiative. With cooperation, coordination and support of girls and women, their contribution can make tremendous achievements that will impact their lives and their communities at large.” He said.
According to Mr Fadera, the six Girls that benefited were selected after a feasibility study conducted by the Organization in both rural and urban Gambia.
He added that, the Organization would do its utmost if not all, to help marginalised girls achieved and explore their potentials to enhance their participation in all form of social, economical, political and spiritual activity of the society.
“I therefore thank the efforts of our Germany partners for their cooperation.” He ended.
Oumie Jammeh the treasurer of shine light in girls education the Gambia said, “this donation to the needy student is to ensure that girls have better and proper educational system by providing them with some essential item which will help them in terms of their education and make things easier for the parents. We stand to educated and encourage girls education, since we know that they are the future leaders of tomorrow and educating a girl child is like educating the whole nation.”