For some time Omar’s mum was not feeling well. A few weeks ago she was taken to a hospital with respiratory problems. The doctors concluded that her heart was seriously damaged caused by chemicals which she used to make soap, which she was selling at the market. Hence she needed a heart transplantation. This procedure [...]
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Saikou is the youngest brother of Musa Ceesay. He was born with a life-threatening heart defect. On Thursday March 14 he received a donor heart in the hospital in Dakar, Senegal. This surgical procedure was made financially possible by the AlFra Foundation. Saikou is back home again and last Tuesday he celebrated his 8th birthday [...]
Afefe spending the Xmas season in Holland. Afefe met kerstvakantie in Nederland.
After a period of enduring pain, Lalla Sanyang (Afefe’s mum) underwent a successful surgey earlier this week. Her illness was life threatening, whereby the surgery became necessary. Thanks to the financial support of the AlFra Foundation she could have this surgery. We hope she will get better soon and come home again. Na een periode van [...]
Five new students join the AlFra Foundation family./Vijf nieuwe studenten versterken de AlFra Foundation familie.
Recently 5 young men, aging from 5 till 24 years, joined the AlFra Foundation family. They include Abdou, Omar and Lamin Jallow (brothers of Ousman Jallow), Ebrima Sanyang (brother of Afefe) and Kalilou Ceesay. Thanks to the generous gifts of the beneficiaries, the AlFra Foundation is now sponsoring 11 students and their families in total. [...]
Omar Ceesay appointed as ambassador of the AlFra Foundation in The Gambia./Omar Ceesay benoemd als ambassadeur van de AlFra Foundation in Gambia.
With pleasure we announce the appointment of Omar Ceesay as ambassador of the AlFra Foundation in The Gambia. Omar has been involved with the AlFra Foundation since 2009 and has been a strong supporter ever since. Omar will be involved in the selection process of young students in The Gambia while ensuring the regulations of the AlFra [...]
Ousman Jallow is a new student to be sponsored by the AlFra Foundation. Ousman was born in Brikama, Gambia on February 7, 1991 and became an orphan after his mum and dad died some years ago. Ousman has 3 younger brothers and 1 sister. For further information about Ousman see his profile under Program Students. [...]
Today Omar took the plane back home at Amsterdam Airport./Vandaag vertrok Omar vanaf Schiphol naar huis. Surprisingly Landing left from Hilversum trainstation to his uncle in Braunschweig, Germany. His uncle (younger brother of his mum) lives there with his German wife and children. Due to a serious accident some 6 years ago, they had lost [...]
Tonight we had a delicious farewell dinner with my sisters and their husbands. Everybody were waering their Gambian dresses. It was wonderful./Vanavond hadden we een heerlijk afscheidsdiner met mijn zussen en hun echtgenoten. Allemaal droegen we de Gambiaanse kleding die we van Omar hadden gekregen.