YOUNG OBSERVER - Barrow Kunda LBS fencing project kicks off

Friday, March 28, 2008

A foundation stone was recently laid in Wuli Barrow Kunda, Upper River Region (URR), along the beginning of a new fencing project for Barrow Kunda Lower Basic School.  Funded by Beakanyang kofo and the Barrow Kunda community, the project also benefited support from the Friends of Gambian Schools (FROGS).

In laying the foundation stone of the fence, Yunusa Manneh, duster monitor of the area, thanked Beakanyang Kafo, for complementing government’s efforts in the education sector.He then commended the community of Barrow Kunda for their active
participation since the starting of the project.

For his part, Nfamara Jawneh, secretary general of Beakanyang Kafo, described this project as another milestone in the history of Beakanyang, adding that it is also an indication that they are on the right track towards achieving their aims and objectives.

Mr. Jawneh recalled that he visited the school few months ago to discuss with the principal and his team, about Beakanyang’s
intention to support the school with a fence or staff quarters. He seized the opportunity to recall  adding that the initiative was acknowlegde and they all look forward to a day like the laying of the foundation stone.

He called on the residents of Barrow Kunda and the surrounding areas to actively participate in this work, noting that it is meant for their children.

Jawneh observed that the fence will create  an enabling learning environment for children, secure the garden, flowers and the
school as a whole.

He expressed delight at the level of preparedness manifested by the community and also assured that Beakanyang will continue
to complement government’s efforts in the areas of education, health and agriculture.

Yahya Sumareh, Board chairperson of Beakanyang Kafo, appealed to NGO’s government, philanthropists etc to help them with more funds for a successful implementation of the project.

Those interested in helping in this cause can contact Beakanyang office on 002209868882 or email: Beakanyang@yahoo.come

Ebrima Touray, head teacher of Barrow Kunda LBS, chaired the ceremony.

Author: by Asanatou Bojang