Fund raising show at Bakau LBS
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Bakau Lower Basic School, on Friday, organised a musical fund raising show with the famous DJ Lamin Cham, of the Champion Sound system at the Bakau Lower Basic school ground.
The aim of the programme, according to Momodou Njie, deputy headmaster of Bakau Lower Basic School, is to raise funds for the rehabilitation of some of their classroom structures, buy new cupboards for the school, to construct new pit latrines, as well as purchase some learning materials for the school.
Mr Njie also complained the misuse of the school text books during the past years. He added that, the school has lost many text books in the past years, due to lack of store for keeping text books. He revealed that proceeds from such activities could be used to solve some of their constraints.
As part of the show, Afri Chips production Lt, supplied hundreds of parcels of chips to the school for a raffle draw. Each parcel contained a number of the raffle draw of the following valuable items. Motor cycle-5 pieces, walk man-50 pieces, bicycle-10 pieces. Football-400 pieces, telephone-5 pieces, wrist watch-100 pieces, TV game-5 pieces, VCD-10 pieces and 10,000 pieces of small toys.
Mr. Njie revealed that these raffle items are incentives for children, adding that they are useful to the children's education.
Author: by Bekai Njie