BANCABC Tanzania, which is a part of Atlas Mara has unveiled new modern lavatories which were rehabilitated to support the Dar es Salaam Secondary School which is based in Dar es Salaam Region, Ilala District.
The construction of the new modern lavatories which costs over 18m/- will benefit over 600 students and therefore make them concentrate on learning in comfort.
Speaking today while handing over the modern lavatories to the management of Dar es Salaam Secondary School, BancABC Tanzania, Managing Director, Mr Imani John said ‘Our initiative is intended to support government’s efforts towards improvement of education sector. BancABC Tanzania’s vision is to refresh and improve lives of Tanzanians in various sectors including the education sector.
We do business the right way for a better-shared future, this support will resolve shortages of lavatories facilities at Dar es Salaam Secondary School, especially at this time where we expect increase in number of students during the January enrollments,” he said.
He said that BancABC has rehabilitated the school lavatories including the sewage system, supplying of clean water to the toilets, inserting of tiles and 31 hardwood toilet frames and doors.
He said BancABC Tanzania has been working tirelessly in delivering financial services close to Tanzanians whereby now the bank has over 700 agents and 100 satellite offices in different districts in the country.
Speaking while officiating the handover event, also the Deputy Speaker of the National Assemble, Mr Mussa Azan Zungu said that the rehabilitation of the lavatories by the bank demonstrates a good relation between the government and the private sector, which will benefit the community.
“‘We call upon BancABC Tanzania to continue assisting various government efforts of making sure our pupils and students have a friendly learning environment. The rehabilitation of this modern lavatory is a good example of that. We appreciate your efforts and you are always welcomed,” he said.
Head teacher of Dar es Salaam Secondary School Hamad Mwalaba said, this support has come at a timely because of the huge number of students in class due to free education thus lead more than 1000 students who are currently at our school.
We expect an increase on January enrollment and therefore we call upon other institutions, stakeholders, and non-government organizations to work together and support the government’s efforts in finding solutions to community problems.