By Maimuna Sey-Jawo
Team HOFFMAN Foundation of Holland over the weekend supported Saaba Basic Cycle and Senior Secondary School in the North Bank Region (NBR) with furniture, printing machine and book shelves.
The 40ft container of educational materials is meant to enhance and contribute achieving quality education and sporting activities.
The Principal Education Officer (PEO) of the Regional Education Directorate at region 3 Fabala Sighateh commended the philanthropists for their benevolent gesture in complementing the efforts of the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education in its quest to improving learning and teaching in the region.
Abdou Ceesay, national representative of the foundation thanked the community of Saaba for their support and cooperation to the foundation.
He said the presentation of 500 tables and chairs, cupboard, second hand clothing, football and a printing machine would contribute immensely to enhance learning and teaching and contribute to the attainment of quality education.
Foday Gassama chairman of School Management Committee thanked the donors for complementing and strengthen the capacity of the school to accommodate more children to Saaba Basic Cycle and Senior Secondary School. He noted that the donation would enhance effective learning and assured of proper upkeep of materials.
Lang Kinteh on behalf of the Cluster Monitor called on parents to enroll their children.
Mama Saho of the Mother Club, Baba Janteh Sighateh chairperson of Village Development Committee and Buba Sighateh Head Teacher of Basic Cycle School echoed similar sentiments. They thanked the citizens in the Diaspora for their support and cooperation for donating 50 packets of corrugated iron sheet and transportation of container to the school.