Child Fund presents TOM Shoes to MOBSE (The Gambia)

by Fatou Dem & Isatou Senghore, The Point / In the News

ChildFund International The Gambia has presented two 40 and 20 foot containers of ‘Toms Shoes’ to the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education (MOBSE) meant to enhance retention of students in school in the country’s Upper and Central River Regions. This is the 8th handing over of shoes to the Education Ministry.

Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at the ChildFund national office, the fund’s country director, Musukuta Komma said they have been collaborating with different donors such as Toms, Pearson and other individuals for the past years to support ChildFund The Gambia with education related gifts such as books, shoes, and other school materials.

“As a child protection and development agency, we strive to tackle underlying causes of deprivation, exclusion and vulnerability. This is why we partner with Gambia government to ensure the promotion and protection of children.”

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