It goes without saying that all children should be able to take part in the education provided in school, however that is not always the case. The abolishment of school fees for elementary schools in 2016 resulted in a large increase in number of students, which put additional pressure on the
Thanks to your donor support, we have been able to buy textbooks for the students at Songambele primary school. It is part of improving the education of the students at the school.
Now Songambele primary school has got glass windows in all its classrooms. With the new windows, the lessons are no longer interrupted by rain and wind during the rainy season, and the children stay dry and warm.
Augustino Josef Nigiri is the principal of Songambele primary school, which is one of Unite 2 Learn’s partner schools in northern Tanzania. The school is located in the countryside outside Arusha. Songambele is a public school that has about 300 students. The public schools are supported by the Tanzanian government, but the support is far from sufficient.