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French Ambassador & Delegation visits SOS Children’s Villages

The French Ambassador to The Gambia , Charge de Affairs Jean-Charles Allard and members of the French Parliament on Friday 18th of February 2022, visited the SOS Children Villages in The Gambia to familiarize themselves with SOS Children’s Villages’ work. They were also joined by EGALISE an NGO in France that on Tuesday the 15th of February 2022 handed over donated items to SOS Children’s Village in Bakoteh.

The National Director Jean-Pierre welcomed and gave a presentation on SOS Children’s Village’s work around the world and in The Gambia, this includes our mission, vision, our purpose, and why we exist.

Questions were raised by the delegation and the ambassador who is also overseeing The Gambia.

The president of EGALISE thanked SOS Children’s Villages and briefly explained to the delegation what they do in The Gambia and possible partnership especially for our schools.

 In his statement, the  French ambassador  His excellency  Ambassador Philippe Lalloit took the opportunity to thank SOS Children’s Villages for supporting children in need. He also mentioned that there is a possibility of a partnership with SOS Children’s Villages in The Gambia in improving the lives and welfare of children and young people in The Gambia.

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