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Friday, October 30, 2020

Carpenter solicits support to open skills centre in CRR

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He said provision of a skills centre in Bansang would go a long way towards addressing the seemingly intractable challenge of illegal migration to Europe.  

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Janneh, 40, told The Standard that he has taught many youth in his community in carpentry. 

“I have this desire to help the young people, especially the ones in my area. I have taught a lot of young people and today most of them are sustaining themselves through carpentry. I have the will to help. What I do not have is help. I have seen a lot of young people, especially from our area, who after completing school, sit at home doing nothing. Some of them want a job, but they find few opportunities. My aim is to help expose such children to carpentry and broaden their knowledge.

He added: “What I need is someone or organisation to help me turn this idea into reality; to help me with carpentry materials. Nothing will please me more. Although I have never asked for help from the government, I hope this one works. The president is an open man when it comes to youth in The Gambia. Building a skills centre is just like complementing government’s development efforts.”

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