By Isatou Jawara Halfords Charity Organisation in republic of Ireland through WYCE has recently presented 49 bicycles to school children in Medina Salam. The bikes are meant to ease mobility for the students as some of them walk long distances to school. Speaking at the presentation, Sisawo Touray, the Alkalo, thanked the WYCE for their wonderful efforts towards the development of the village. “This not the first time for WYCE to support the community of Medina Salam; they have been bringing a lot of development to the village in terms of education and health,” he said. He said since WYCE came to Medina Salam, the difficulties that the community was facing have been solved. He also thanked Halfords for donating the bicycles to WYCE and the community of Medina Salam. Steve Reynolds from Ireland who spoke on behalf Halfords, said: “This bicycle project is targeting not only Medina Salam but in other surrounding areas. They were inspired by the recycling bicycle project; this recycle project initiated a bicycle project in Medina Salam,” he said. He promised that they would continue supporting the community of Medina Salam. The Managing Director, WYCE, Lamin Kijera, said the recycles started this but Halfords has already done a lot for WYCE and the community of Medina Salam especially the school children who are the future leaders. Madam Gail Barry, the Financial Manager of WYCE, said WYCE came to the community of Medina Salam to support the children in education and health.]]>
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