This was revealed over the weekend when speaking at a one-day full council meeting held in Kisarawe town following a report on rampant early pregnancy among the schoolgirls hence drop out of school.
According to a report issued by the acting district education officer, John Malibiche seven out of 21 girls impregnated in Coast Region in 2017 and many are from Kisarawe District.
The region has seven districts namely Kisarawe, Kibiti, Rufiji, Mafia, Mkuranga, Kibaha and Bagamoyo.
Debating on the report Mzenga ward councillor, Mohamed Rubondo called on the Kisarawe District Council to have in place the previous system that was used to test pregnancy amongst school girls to control teen pregnancy in the district.
The ward councillor said rampant teen pregnancy in Kisarawe District, Coast Region, should not be tolerated as it is the cause of many school girl dropout in the district an obstacle to education development among the girls.
For his part, District Council chairman, Hamisi Dikupatile urged the district leaders to mobilise parents to monitor the progress of their children.
Meanwhile, a non-governmental organisation, Karibu Tanzania Organisation (KTO) has started admitting girls at its college free of charge at Sanze area in the outskirts of Kisarawe town.
The college conduct trainings on masonry, cookery, tailoring, carpentry, mechanism, electricity and ordinary secondary school subjects.
KTO’s programme officer, Mia Mjengwa Bergdahl said the college would enrol girls only with primary education and those who dropped out when pursuing secondary education or failed their national examination.