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Norga charity donates to Brufut orphanage

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Olimatou Coker

Norga Charity Organisation recently donated the Darul Alkam orphanage in Brufut with 10 boxes of clothes and 40 boxes of toys. The donation targets more than 100 kids in the community to keep them in their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Speaking at the event, Louis Andrew Mendy, the Chairman of Norga Charity disclosed that a project to build an orphanage to house children and a school is ongoing at the site in partnership with Imdad Relief Foundation. He said 37 orphans will be resident there but the school and facility will be opened to 250 other children in the Brufut community.

“Some of the items from the 40ft container received from our donors in Norway, through our partners Imdad Relief Foundation will be distributed in rural communities and they include brand new toys, baby clothes and items for breastfeeding.”

Sambou Lamin Ceesay, secretary of the orphanage, expressed gratitude to Norga and partners for the gesture. He said the school and housing project will give the orphans a better living condition and save them from deprivation of quality life.

Muhammed Bashir Sohna, CEO of ABS design studio, the contractor of the orphanage project said he is happy to be associated with Norga Charity on the housing and schooling project. He thanked the charity for the gesture to the young children.

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