SOS Children donates 75m/- materials to eight schools

29Sep 2018
Friday Simbaya
The Guardian
SOS Children donates 75m/- materials to eight schools

SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania (SOSCVTZ) Iringa project has donated teaching and learning materials to eight selected primary schools in the district.

The materials which include textbooks of subjects from primary five to primary seven, dual desks for pupils in standard one, among others aims to enhance the delivery of quality and accessible education to children in the district.

Officials said the materials for education delivered are priced at around 75million/-.

SOSCV Tanzania Iringa project coordinator Anastazia Lukomo said the benefiting schools include Isaka, Nakadupa, Iguluba, Mawindi, Chamnindi, Holo, Ikengeza and Ulanda.

Under the project, the provision of school uniforms to over 300 most vulnerable children (MVC), stationeries, textbooks, teaching aids, drawing wall pictures and other materials will be supplied.

With support from Hempel Foundation of Denmark, SOSCV-TZ has been committing resources to fight illiteracy and improving learning and teaching environments in the district, she said.

The donation is intended to ensure a bright future for the children and through them, the wider society as well.

On his part, the Iringa District Council executive director, Robert Masunya said efforts being made to improve the performance of pupils in primary schools in the district were welcome and crucial in advancing schools’ improvement.

He acknowledged SOS Children’s Villages Tanzania’s support saying it was key to enlightening participants to make adequate contribution to the development of communities.