Gamcel gives to Sambou Susso, others
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
The National GSM operator,Gamcel, recently donated a cheque for D35,000 to Sambou Susso, a Gambian musician in support of her forthcoming album to be launched soon, at a presentation ceremony held at the company's Board Room in Kanifing,
Five other organisations, the United Youth Association of Bakau Newtown, Associated School Project Network, Aids for Orphans and Disable, Old Yundum School Sport Committee and the Red Cross, also benefited in cash, T-shirts, Sim cards, mobile phones and sport kits from Gamcel.
Presenting the items, Mrs Ramou Nyass Hydara, said the donation is in fulfillment of the corporate social responsibility of the company. She said that Gamcel has reach out to many different stakeholders since its establishment ,noting that the company alone cannot register its successes hence the needs to partner with stakeholders for more resounding successes.
She then assured of the company's fullest support at all times, and implored on the beneficiaries to put the donated items into the intended purposes and as well as to be worthy ambassadors of the company.
Receiving her cheque, Sambou Susso, saluted the management and staff of Gamcel for such a laudable gesture. According to her, this is the third time that she has been benefiting such laudable assistance from Gamcel.
She then expressed gratitude to the company for always coming to the aid of the needy at a much crucial period. The elated musician further noted that the gesture will go a long way in solving some of her financial constrains for the forthcoming launching of her new album.
For his part, Kawsu Jaiteh, programme coordinator of the United Youth Association, also heap praises on the Gamcel for supporting grassroot associations. He described Gamcel as a genuine company which response to the need of young people at a very short notice. He assured the company that the gesture will be put into the intended purpose.
Other beneficiaries also expressed similar sentiments. The presentation ceremony was chaired by Kebba Bojang, senior manager, sales and marketing at Gamcel.
Author: by Hatab Fadera