Water for Women Gardeners Could Improve Lives in Mandinaring
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Ah! It appears that people are easily inspired these days. For instance, the popular protests sweeping across North Africa and Middle East were inspired by Egypt and Tunisia. And here in The Gambia, a reading club formed by Cindy Gregg, Deputy Chief of Mission of US Embassy was motivated to help in improving the lives of Gambian women. Inspired by ‘Half the Sky’, a book authored by two US journalists – couples – who traveled to different parts of the world bringing to the fore the harsh realities about world’s women and providing support, the group led by Nanni Kerri of US Embassy went on a fact-finding mission in Mandinaring garden. Kissykissymansa tells it as it isThe last stars could still be visible when women growers in Mandinaring, a village in Kombo North, would set-out to their gardens, paving their way through a shadowy narrow-path, using their naked bulb.