By Aisha Tamba
Denkula Charitable Foundation over the weekend donated ten thousand dalasis to the Jarumeh Koto Youth Development Association for the rehabilitation of the village health post.
The presentation ceremony, attended by staff of both Denkula and Jarumeh Koto was held at Kanifing Estate.
The money that was presented, according to the Denkula Charitable Foundation secretary general, Alagie Sarr was garnered during a fundraising organised by his foundation in partnership with the Jarumeh Koto Youth Development Association.
He said both parties agreed before the fundraising that they are going to use part of the money to support the rehabilitation of the Jarumeh Koto Post.
Whiles thanking the beneficiaries for accepting to join them in their fundraiser, Mr Sarr called on them to use the money as agreed by both parties.
Mr Sarr said the Charitable Foundation was set up by ten young Gambian professionals from different backgrounds.
He said the main objective of the foundation is to contribute their quota to nation-building, adding that they intend to do this through mobilising materials and financial resources within and outside the country.
Meanwhile, the chairman Jarumeh Koto Youth Development Association, Ebrima MK Ceesay expressed his association’s overwhelming delight over the donation and reassured the donors that the money would be wisely spent as agreed by both parties.
He affirmed his association’s commitment to continue partnering with Denkula charitable organisation in their development aspirations.
He expressed delight at the donation which is meant to improve the development of the Jarumeh Koto health post.
The donation, he added, would go a long way towards helping the health post achieve its goal of providing quality health care delivery in Jarumeh Koto and its surrounding communities.
Mr Cham thanked the members of the Denkula Charitable Foundation, which was recently established by young Gambian professionals with the sole aim of contributing to the socio-economic development of the country.