Bakau New Town Lower Basic School
Sandwatch - ASPnet Activity Report 2011
On the 16th of July 2011, the ASP net of the above named school embarked on a field trip to historical and other places of educational interest along the kombo coastal area.
The following historical places were visited i.e. Sanimentereng in Brufut and Folonko in Kartong.
The above places are all considered to be sacred by there communities and the Gambia as a whole.
In this two places members were brief on the history and importance of this places by its Custodians.
A visit to Tanji Beach was also conducted. This visit was meant to brief members on activities to be carried out on Sandwatch.
At Kartong members also visited the burder end of the country which has one of the main belongs (Allahein bolong) as learned in their S.E.S Syllabus.
Other places visited included the Camel Safari in Tanji and the reptile farm in Kartong. In both places members had the opportunity to learn a lot about Camels which is not common in the Gambia and more importantly about Snakes and other reptiles.
Fatoumatta .Y. Camara the ASPnet president and Kawsu Daffeh a member both express satisfaction about the trip.
Fatoumatta in her own words said” I can narrate the stories associated to these historical places to my friends and family”
Kawsu on the other hand was very much excited about seeing camels and other reptiles he has never seen.
The trip comprises 75 members (43 girls and 32 boys) and seven teachers (4 males and 3 females).
Below are photos of the places we visited and you can read our complete Sandwatch report here.
Bakau New Town
Sandwatchers on Tanji Beach, The Gambia