Freetown, SIERRA LEONE – In a heartwarming celebration of her birthday, Sierra Leonean philanthropist Fatmata Denton, known affectionately as F.A.T and currently residing in Ireland, has extended her generosity to various communities through charitable donations.
As part of her birthday charity initiatives, Fatmata Denton contributed essential food items to the Milton Margai School for the Blind, erected two much-needed drinking wells in different communities, and provided meals for over seventy orphans in Freetown, making her special day a celebration of giving back.
Addressing the gathering during the donation handover ceremonies in different communities, Fatmata Denton expressed her belief that assisting those in need is a fundamental duty for every Christian worldwide. She shared that her commitment to helping strangers dates back to her school days.
At the Milton Margai School for the Blind, where the donations were received, Principal Salieu Turay conveyed heartfelt gratitude to Fatmata Denton for her generous gifts. He emphasized the timeliness of the contributions, especially for the pupils, and assured that the school community would continue to pray for her to enjoy more birthdays.
In response to the pressing water challenges faced by Alikalia town and Hilltop community in Freetown, jubilation erupted in these areas as Fatmata Denton’s initiatives relieved them from a prolonged water crisis. Chief Mohamed Menseh Sawaneh of Alikalia expressed the town’s gratitude, highlighting a five-year struggle for drinking water. He concluded by offering prayers for the donor’s continued success.
Yambasu, the Executive Director of Masjid Sabaiqoun Charity Foundation, overseeing the orphanage home, extended sincere thanks and appreciation on behalf of the orphans. Stressing the crucial timing of the donation, he acknowledged its high necessity and expressed gratitude for the much-needed support.
Fatmata Denton’s altruistic birthday celebration has not only touched the lives of those directly benefited but has also become a source of inspiration, embodying the spirit of compassion and selflessness in the community. BT/11/2/2024