THE KAGERU PRIMARY SCHOOL, TANZANIA
The Kageru Primary School in Tanzania faced a lack of funds, resulting in large class sizes of approximately 75 students that impeded individualized attention and hindered student participation. To address these issues and achieve the objectives of improving infrastructure, reducing overcrowding, enhancing student focus, and increasing teacher attention, the project entailed the construction of two new classrooms fully furnished with 30 desks and blackboards. The primary goals of the project included attendance enhancement and academic performance elevation.
The project supervised by Jambo for Development (an independent Tanzanian NGO with specific focus is on supporting primary schools in Tanzania's Kagera Region) in cooperation with Groundbreaker; and started in October, 2022.
Initial phase entailed the school building committee to approve expenses and discuss all the details with the contractors.
Construction works itself started in December 2022 showing great dynamics.
The last couple of weeks was focused on painting and other finishing touches, such as electrical installation and furniture building.
The overall project was completed and opened in the early summer of 2023.
children will attend
In total, 718 students are enrolled in the school.
Out of which 381 are girls, and 337 are boys.
Kageru Primary School, Tanzania | budget - €38.3K
"We want to thank Jambo for Development, Groundbreaker, and the donors - Oznur & Serg Bell - for their support. With the support that our school has received for the two classroom construction, we have become much closer to our goal of having a good education in quality classrooms and also being inspired that in the future, when we study hard, we will have the same good building in our community and not only in school. Our learning environment is much better now. We are comfortably sitting in space during class hours. This has motivated us to perform better in school. Thank you for making this possible!"
– Remigius Lackius Kiiza, class 7A, 15 years old
“Jambo for Development would like to thank the donor -Oznur & Serg Bell - and Groundbreaker for their support, patience, and the great opportunity we got by working together. We were able to improve the learning environment of pupils and strengthen the chances of them finishing school successfully while supporting their understanding of education in health, sports, and gender equality."
– Jambo for Development, the local implementing partner