The Bakau Community Project (BCP), a youth organization formed by the youth of Bakau based in the Diaspora, recently embarked on a renovation work at their former school Bakau Lower Basic School.
The project, which includes the renovation of a classroom block at the school, was recently handed over to the school committee of the said school.
Sulayman Sarr, executive officer, who represented BCP at the ceremony, commended the school administration and the people of Bakau for their support towards the project.
He noted that it was not easy for them but with determination and commitment, they keep moving despite their busy schedules.
According to him, the renovation work is just the first phase of their project as more is in the offing.
The headmaster of Bakau Lower Basic, Mass Njie, thanked the donors for this magnificent building, which according to him, will go along way in enhancing quality learning in the school.
Njie highlighted that there are a lot of ex-students of the school in the Diaspora, but how many of them do think of giving back to their community school.
“So this is a very exciting moment for both the teachers and pupil’s of the school.” he added.
For his part, Saikou Darboe, the secretary of BCP, also a teacher of the school, underscored the importance of the project, stating that it will surely boost effective learning in school.
According to him, the number of pupils in the school is declining but with this new renovated classroom block which was dilapidated, they expect many students next year.
by Binta Jammeh