Jiffarong youth poised to revitalise women’s garden
Friday, May 18, 2012
of Jiffarong village in Kiang West District, last weekend embarked on a
self-help community project that seeks to revitalise a garden for women of the
village that has not been functional for nearly two decades.
Speaking to the Daily Observer, Yaya
Njie, one of the founding members of the Jiffarong Youth Association (JYA) who
is also one of the youths who initiated this move, said that revitalising the
garden for the women of the village would be very vital in terms of income
generation. He spoke
about the importance of horticulture and made reference to other communities
that embarked on such project.
Lamin Njie, also a member of JYA, who spearheaded the initiative, dilated on the importance of horticulture, saying it is one of the ways through which women can earn a good income. He also appealed for assistance from the government, NGOs and philanthropists in the area of provision of water in the garden.
Author: Bekai Njie