SOS Children’s Villages received the delegation of EGALISE at the SOS Children’s Village Bakoteh, to hand over donated materials to the SOS Children’s Village, Accordingly to the National Director, ‘this shows their commitment to children and youth” . The donations were in the form of of funiture and mattresses EGALISE is association an association based in France that currently has seventy-six members; it is a co-development action that unfolds in three specific areas: aid for health and education, support for the local economy (agriculture and crafts), and the improvement of life. daily, respecting traditions and the environment. In his statement, the President of EGALISE thank SOS Children Villages and vow to support the work of SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia.
In his statement, Jean Pierre the National Director highlighted the importance of teh donation which will go a long way in supporting the the Children and Youth under our Care, seeing partners and organizations like you EGALISE, a nonprofit organization, that deemed it important to do their part in supporting SOS Children’s Villages and their work is commendable. We thank EGALISE for thinking about SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia.
Furthermore he took the opportunity to thank Africell – the Gambia for the tremendous support in financing the journey of the equipment from France to The Gambia and other partners such as the French embassy and others who have also contributed in one way or the other to make this successful. Child protection is always everyone’s responsibility and you have shown your commitment to the welfare and protection of children in The Gambia. “Together we can change the trend and give a better perspective to vulnerable children and young people in The Gambia. We are all part of the solution”.