FRIENDS OF NATURE
- GAMBIA RECIEVES FRIENDS OF NATURE FROM HESSEN GERMANY
Friends of Nature Gambia have hosted six members of friends of Nature from Hessen in Germany on Wednesday the 6th of March at the Friends of Nature garden in Senegambia where the two partners held a meeting familiarization meeting.
The six member delegations of the friends of nature from Germany to the Gambia arrived in the country on Friday the 1st March lead by Klaus Bischoff and the group is expected to be in the Gambia for a period of two weeks were they will embark on many activities including children foundation project and the friends of nature activities.
The members of the friends of nature of the Gambia converged at the Garden on Wednesday afternoon to welcome the Hessen German friends for what was a very interactive and interesting meeting.
Welcoming the guests from Germany was the able president of the friends of Nature (Gambia) Momodou Lamin Kinteh who introduced the members to the German contingent opened the meeting by saying a very big thank you to Klaus for making it possible in the Gambia.
Other speakers from the Gambia includes William Adetoma a member to the organization dealing in environmental protection, and Wuyeh Jallow a gardener both expressed great happiness for the visit.
Speaking on behalf on the Hessen German delegations Mr. Klaus Bischoff told the meeting that their visit to the Gambia was a very important one as they will be working with children and know a lot about Gambia and most particularly the organization that we share which is friend of nature.
According to him he told the gathering that he was delighted to know that such an organization like the friends of nature is widely know here courtesy of Momodou Lamin Kinteh, Klaus also donated the Gambia a Friends of Nature flag that will be hang happily in the Gambia.
He also went on revealing the membership of the friends of nature in Germany which is more than 130 members and has promised to work with the Gambia when he return and as well inform their colleagues of the Gambia for a fruitful relationship in future.
The Hessen German friends did not only stop at the meeting but later taken to have a mini round tour inside the garden to see many tree species and also were shown the cashew project of 12,000 seedlings that should be transplanted in four different communities in Eastern part of the country by July.