When Aisatou Cisse and her cousin sister Sarata Marena went on the French TV channel, TF1’s Money Drop they had a game and it was to win thousands of Euros.
It was their lucky day. Guess what? The Paris-based girls walked away with €20,000.
What’s On-Gambiacontacted one of the girls, Aisatou Cisse to find out more about her and how she intends to spend her quiz cash.
What’s On-Gambia: Tell us briefly about yourself?
Aisatou:I am 27 years old, a Mandinka girl from Niani Karantaba. My cousin, Sarata Marena is 26 and she is from Niani Dobo and also a Mandinka.
You won €20,000 on TV. How did that happen?
We took part in a TV quiz program called Money Drop and luckily we won €20,000.
Is the program popular in France?
It is a very popular program, but very difficult to emerge as a winner.
How did you celebrate your big win?
We had dinner with our two families.
How do you intend to spend your share of the money (€10,000)?
I am preparing my wedding and part of the money will be spent on it. The rest I will use to help my family.
Are you planning a fairytale wedding?
No, it is going to be traditional Mandinka wedding.
What is your profession?
We both work in a bank.
How often do you visit The Gambia?
We were both there last august during our summer break.
Do you know any Gambian celebrity?
Yes, Manding Morry.