Edmonds Rotary raising funds for science lab in Gambia
Last updated 3/8/2019 at Noon
Four members of the Edmonds Rotary’s International Service Committee Lamin Manneh, Maggie Peterson, Randy Hutchins and Beth W. Kealy recently returned from Gambia.
The purpose was to identify a suitable site for a science lab in the Central River Valley, a region that is one of the poorest in Gambia. Without and without a “pure science” lab, the best and brightest students cannot complete their high school requirements, Peterson said.
As a result, many students drop out or are forced to relocate to a different area, which creates stress for parents and students.
The group vis...