FOSS back again
Friday, May 09, 2008
Mrs Lindsay Smith, coordinator of the UK Sponsorship Programme for Sanchaba Sulay Jobe Lower Basic School, and Mr and Mrs Brown, Founder and coordinator of Friends of Sanchaba School (FOSS), on Wednesday visited Sanchaba Sulay Jobe Lower Basic School, as part of their annual visit to the school.
In her welcoming remarks, Isatou Joof-Gagigo, Headmistress of Sanchaba Sulay Jobe Lower Basic School, said Mrs Lindsay Smith was in 2003, sponsoring one student called Awa Bangura in Sanchaba LBS. She added that Mrs Smith later took over the UK Sponsorship Programme from the former coordinator Dr. Howard Bale, and since then, she started corresponding with the school.
Mrs Joof Gagigo revealed that out of the total enrolment of 1,655 students in the school, at least 100 students benefited from the scholarship programme since 2003 to date.
She advised the students to work hard towards their academic performance and thanked the sponsors for their support to the school.
For her part, Mrs Lindsay Smith, coordinator of the UK sponsorship programme, revealed that over 60 students were currently benefiting from the sponsorship programme.
She advised the students to work hard and promised to continue supporting the school.
Mrs Brown, coordinator of the school feeding programme said they were here to purchase rice for the school children's feeding.
Mrs Brown also revealed that FOSS also supported Sukuta clinic with medication for saving lives. She advised students to learn very well and always make their books as their best friends.
Lamin K Camara, cluster monitor, for Sanchaba lower basic school and Mafoday Jawneh, chairperson of the parent-teachers association all expressed sincere thanks and appreciation to the sponsors.
Author: by Assan Sallah and Asanatou Bojang