YOUNG OBSERVER - “Port of Harlem” publisher ends visit
Friday, March 07, 2008
Wayne Young, Publisher and founder of the Port of Harlem Magazine, recently ended a visit to The Gambia. As part of his visit, Mr Young also visited Nyaato Nursery School in Nema Kunku, where he and and his friends sponsored some students.
Mr Young was welcomed by teachers, students and members of the community in Nema Kunku, in a ceremony held at the school ground.
Speaking at the ceremony, Amidou Baba Galleh Jallow, Coordinator of the Port of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership, said the partnership programme invested an amount of D45, 225 in the education of the students at Nyaato Nursery school.
He added that about D17,850 was invested in Nyaato Primary school from 2002 to 2008. He noted that 34 students in the Nursery and 7 students in the primary school have benefited from the sponsors for the 2007/2008 academic year.
According to Mr Jallow, Wayne Young, the Port of Harlem publisher is also sponsoring a football team in Nema Kunku called Port of Harlem Soccer Team.
He thanked Mr Young and his friends in America for the love , care and support they have for Gambian children.
For his part, Wayne Young, Port of Harlem publisher, expressed delight at the warm and friendly welcome accorded to him, since his arrival.
He advised students to work hard and promised to continue supporting the school at all times.
Author: by Assan Sallah