By Lamin Cham
A collaboration between Project Aid Gambia, an NGO existing for over 20 years in The Gambia and Peace Village, a German health charity have enabled children from the Gambia to undergo treatment otherwise not available in the Gambia.
Over the weekend officials of Project Aid Gambia including project Manager Mass Susso welcomed back a handful of Gambian children from Germany where they underwent treatment under the Peace Village programme.
Officials accompanied the children from the Peace Village Marten Jansen Dr Tobias Bexten who alongside Project Aid Gambian officials presented the children back to their smiling parents.
Jansen took time to present token cash and medicines as well as outlined to the parents the treatment offered to their children in Germany.
Ebrima Minteh from Brufut, Momodou Juldeh Jallow and Omar Sarr, were among the latest to return from Peace village.
The children who could understand some Dutch were also learning Dutch school while in Germany one year of stay.
PEACE VILLAGE was established on July 6th, 1967, as a citizens’ initiative to help children in areas of war and crisis. Free medical treatment in European hospitals and international aid projects helps to reduce the agony of the most innocent victims.
Project Aid the Gambia in partnership with a German based NGO Friedensdorf (Peace Village) has identified The Gambia as one of the locations that they will be willing to add to their list of few countries that receive the medical Aid provided by Peace Village.