Gambia: SLA Donates Protective Gear, Sanitary Items to Psychiatric Hospital

Mamos Media

Sabally Leadership Academy (SLA) has presented gloves, masks, rice and detergents to the Tanka Tanka Psychiatric Hospital today April, 9, 2020. 

Presenting the items to officials of the Centre at Salagi, SLA Founder, Momodou Sabally, stated that their intervention was a token gesture done in the spirit of responsible citizenship at a time of great challenge for everybody. 

“We know that government cannot do everything alone and that is why we also joined other Gambians currently volunteering and donating resources in our common fight against this deadly COVID-19 pandemic”, he asserted . He reiterated his call made during previous presentations of gifts that people need to abide by advice given by healthcare professionals, including proper hand-washing and social distancing. 

Sabally thanked the officials at Tanka Tanka for taking time off their busy schedules to receive him and his team at short notice and promised that his youth development foundation, SLA, will return to the centre for further support.

Receiving the gifts, the Matron at Tanka Tanka, Saffiatou Kinteh, expressed gratitude for the items donated and assured the donors that they would be put to good use.

This is the latest in a series of interventions spearheaded by former Presidential Affairs Minister and International Speaker, Momodou Sabally, on behalf of his youth foundation, SLA. He had previously presented sanitary gear and food items to members of The Gambia Association of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (GADHOH) and the community of Ndangaan, in the outskirts of Banjul.

Established in 2015, Sabally Leadership Academy (SLA) is a youth mentorship foundation aimed at educating, instructing and inspiring youths for self-fulfillment and positive contribution towards community development and national progress. 

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