The UDP Party Leader His Excellency ANM Ousainou Darboe launched the country’s first food bank in April 2020. The bank drew kind contributions and donations from across the country and UDP. The Party members took on this unique initiative and contributed generously. In commenting about it The Party Leader said “It is my pleasure and honour to express my heartfelt gratitude to the overwhelming show of support for my food bank initiative. Gambians are caring people and we have collectively embraced the notion of being our brothers and sisters keepers”.
The Fund is administered by an independent board of non partisan individuals. The proceeds of the Fund have already been used to support communities in all the regions of the country.