KSA Wins Charitable Association of Year 2015
The Kombo Sillah Association UK has won the Interface Gambia TV annaul Award for "BEST" Gambian diaspora "Charitable Association of the Year 2015. The Award ceremony took place on Thursday 31st December 2015 at the Royal Regency Hall in London. The event is to recognise and award individuals, businesses and companies that have done extremely well in our community.
"These Awards are decided by our viewers. These are your CHOICE and your choice only.
The purpose of these awards are not in their essence a commercial or lucrative enterprise, but to Inspire people, promote businesses and "support our own" throughout their ventures in the uk and Abroad. We aim to honour Entrepreneurilship and those who serve as role models to the younger generations within our communities." - Interface Gambia TV
Kombo Sillah Association UK is proud to have been chosen out ten other nominees for the award and thank all those who have voted for us in this award.
We will continue to work very hard for our communities both in the UK and Gambia fulfilling our charityabile objectives which are:
a) The prevention or relief of poverty in the United Kingdom, in particular but not exclusively for people from The Gambia or West African Countries, by providing grants, items and services to individuals in need and/or charities, or other organisations working to prevent or relieve poverty.
b) To promote social inclusion for the public benefit by working with people in Bristol and other areas of the United Kingdom, in particular (but not exclusively) those from the Gambian community, who are socially excluded on the grounds of their ethnic origin, religion, belief or creed to relieve the needs of such people and assist them to integrate into society, in particular by:
• providing advice and information on the legal framework in which they will be living in the UK, including (but not exclusively) child protection issues and the law on female genital mutilation
• providing social and recreational facilities and events involving local communities
• providing a local network group that encourages and enables members of the Gambian community to participate more effectively with the wider community;
• increasing, or co-ordinating, opportunities for members of the Gambian community to engage with service providers, to enable those providers to adapt services to better meet the needs of that community.
c) The relief of poverty and need for people in The Gambia by providing financial relief
d) To advance education for public benefit”