Category: Feature

Life can be difficult for many during the June-October lean season. This is especially true for mothers in the Central River Region (CRR) of The Gambia, where one in every five people is food insecure (2016 CFSA). These mothers, however, can hope for better days this year thanks to WFP’s forthcoming assistance, financed by the…

Celebrating Eid-ul-Adha in the true spirit

As is Christmas known throughout the world, so is the Muslim festival of Eid. The literal meaning of the word ‘Eid’ is ‘Happiness’ or ‘Joy’, thus, the festival of Eid is a festival of joy where Muslims celebrate happiness by sharing it. Throughout the Islamic calender, Muslims celebrate two Eids, one is known as ‘Eid-ul-Fitr’,…