By Olimatou Coker
Tallinding Ward Councillor last week received a massive support from Ebou Mala’s Children Charitable Foundation, a non-profit charity working to eradicate the suffering of children at vulnerable households in the country.
A container full of different items, including sport wears, rainboots, medical items and others.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Tallinding Ward Councillor, Karamo Ceesay revealed that development is a fundamental part of his mandate, and it’s a top priority in his job as the Ward Councillor.
He said his office has distributed 1500 rainboots to children and Kanifing Municipal Council.
Ceesay further thanked his WDC and the alkalo for standing by his side in ensuring that they mobilize funds and more materials for his community.
“I am alone as a Councillor, but there are those who are helping me to be able to mobilize more materials and funds for my community. I really thank my WDC and the alkalo and it is always appreciated,” he said.
The Ward Councillor assured his people that before the expiration of his term in office, he will make sure that whatever the people of his ward are crying for is achieved. He thanked Ebou Mala’s Children Charitable Foundation for the donations and assured them that the items will be put in to good use.
Samba Bah, Programme Coordinator and Secretary of Ebou Mala’s Children Charitable Foundation, has commended the efforts of the community while assuring them for their continued support for the wellbeing of school going children across the country particularly during the global pandemic.
He also expressed the view and hope the donated items received by the Community will be put into good use.
Bah reiterated that the pandemic has hit every part of the country, adding that EMCCF and National Police Aid Charity have worked very hard to make sure they support students when they resume school.
The representative of the alkalo called for peace, unity and togetherness, adding that if the people are united they will always win in any situation they see themselves.
Aminata Gomez, a beneficiary, expressed gratitude to the donors while describing the items as great addition to community development and vital delivery for the school going children. “I am very happy and I believe this donation is timely and it will go a long way in helping the people of Tallinding,” she said.