YKN present items worth over 300,000 to Babylon Comprehensive School

YKN present items worth over 300,000 to Babylon Comprehensive School

By Sulayman Waan

Ya Kumba’s Nest (YKN), a charitable foundation on Saturday presented fifty furniture and set of borehole items worth three hundred and thirty thousand dalasi D330, 000 to Babylon Comprehensive School in Lamin village, West Coast Region.

The furniture comprised tables and beaches worth D207, 400 while the borehole items included a solar panel, wires, among other materials worth D122, 400. The aim of the gesture is to enhance teaching and learning at the school.

Ya Kumba Sarr, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Ya Kumba’s Nest said the foundation provided the gesture to the school following a request from the school management.

“The gesture aims to enhance development in the school as well as ensure effective and efficient teaching and learning in the educational facility,” she said.

CEO Sarr urged the school management to use the donated material judiciously. She commended staff of the foundation for their hard work. She also thanked partners for supporting the foundation in the generous gesture.

She assured the school of their continuous maintenance of the relationship.

Bai Ensa Touray, principal of Babylon Comprehensive School expressed delight while receiving the gesture.

The gesture, he said will go a long way in helping the school, most especially the students.

Kumba Jassey, President for the school;s Parent, Teachers Association (PTA) commended the foundation for provide such a gesture to the school.

“The school definitely needs the donated item and we are grateful to Ya Kumba’s Nest for the timely gesture,” she said.

Yusufa Gomez, Secretary General of Lamin Village Development Committee cum advisor to Ya Kumba’s Nest commended the American Embassy for supporting the foundation in the timely presentation.

He assured that the foundation will continue supporting the school to enhance its development. He thanked Ya Kumba’s Nest for the gesture.

Muhammed Ceesay, head boy of the school noted that prior to the donation, the school was grappling with insufficient furniture.

He added that the school also faced difficulties in getting adequate water supply in the school due the huge money the school was spending on purchasing cash power in order to operate the borehole.

However, he said the donation will no doubt boost teaching in the school through ensuring adequate furniture and water in the educational facility. He therefore thanked the foundation for its support to the school.


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