Monday, September 28, 2020

What Is The Role Of Social Welfare Department In Protecting The Vulnerable Groups?

Must Read

National Assembly Adjournment Debate: Lawmakers Raise Issues Affecting their Communities

By Yankuba Jallow Members of the National Assembly have on Thursday, 24th September 2020, during the adjournment debate raised several issues...

Gambia Records One New COVID-19 Related Death, Five New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has over the weekend registered one new COVID-19 related death, bringing the total deaths to...

GPA Management Assures Gambians that they will soon overcome problems relating to docking

By Makutu Manneh The Deputy Managing Director of the Gambia Ferry Services has assured Gambians that their concerns on ferry...

QUESTION OF TE DAY

Foroyaa will approach the Ministry to find out how Social Welfare Department is positioned to assist the vulnerable groups during COVID-19.

This institution is established to address the concerns of the most vulnerable sectors of society. Hence it should have been the key institution responsible for the distribution of food assistance to the needy.

Gambia is a nation that has no welfare system to provide assistance to the needy without any stable source of income. Family support serves as the key source of support. Poverty is weakening the support base of families and government needs to strengthen the Department to enable it to provide relief to the vulnerable. A new policy is needed.

- Advertisement -

Latest News

National Assembly Adjournment Debate: Lawmakers Raise Issues Affecting their Communities

By Yankuba Jallow Members of the National Assembly have on Thursday, 24th September 2020, during the adjournment debate raised several issues...
- Advertisement -

Gambia Records One New COVID-19 Related Death, Five New Cases

By Nelson Manneh The Gambia has over the weekend registered one new COVID-19 related death, bringing the total deaths to one hundred and eleven. The new...

GPA Management Assures Gambians that they will soon overcome problems relating to docking

By Makutu Manneh The Deputy Managing Director of the Gambia Ferry Services has assured Gambians that their concerns on ferry docking will soon be history...

GT Bank Customers Ask Gov’t to intervene, end impasse at their bank

By Nelson Manneh Customers of Guaranty Trust Bank have asked the Gambia Government to intervene and settle the problem that led to the ongoing sit-down...

International Flights to Start Landing in Gambia by end October 2020

By Momodou Jarju International flights are expected to start landing in The Gambia, as the smallest country in mainland Africa is set to reopen its...
- Advertisement -

People Also Read This