Tabora municipal council issues 190m/- loans to 36 groups

28Jan 2020
The Guardian
Tabora municipal council issues 190m/- loans to 36 groups

TABORA Municipal Council has issued loans totaling 190m/- to 36 groups up to December last year as part of 10 per cent from the council’s internal revenues set by the law.

This was revealed yesterday by the council’s economist Joseph Kashushura at the councilors special sitting to deliberate on income and expenditure.

He said out the figure 115m/- was given to 23 women groups, 55m/- to 9 youths groups and 20m/- to four groups for people with disabilities.

Meanwhile, Kashushura also said the Municipal Council has committed 119.4m/- to 19 wards for the implementation of development projects.

He also said the Council received 899.2m/- from the central government that has been used in repairing Kazima secondary school infrastructure.

He mentioned the work done as including renovation to 6 rooms that were razed down by fire, renovation to boys and girls dormitories and repairs to six rooms in Block 1 as well as to students and teachers toilets.

He said other repair works done included refurbishing of sewage water system, a classroom for students with disabilities, rooms in Block 23, chemistry, physics and biology laboratories and a workshop that is to be transformed into a girls’ dormitory.

Kashuhura also said the Council received 522m/- from the central government for refurbishing infrastructures at Milambo secondary school.

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