CCCC Tanzania donates 100 books to St Mathew School

MKURANGA – The Chinese Construction firm – China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) has donated 100 books to St Mathew School in Pwani’s Mkuranga district as part of the firm’s corporate social responsibility.

The school, one of the few schools in the country offering Mandarin classes from pre- to High School said the new donation would boost the students and teachers’ ability to learn and teach respectively.

St. Mathew’s School Headmaster Mr. Joseph Nalaila said shortly after receiving the books, “This is going to have an invaluable impact on our school’s educational mission.”

He says “These additional resources would enhance teaching and learning, particularly in facilitating students’ access to certification for courses in China.”

CCCC Tanzania donates 100 books

In a colorful ceremony over the weekend, CCCC Tanzania CEO Mr. Chen Jian explained that the donation aims to provide vital support to students engaged in learning the Chinese language.

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“Our goal is to empower primary and secondary students to grasp the language early and capitalize on global opportunities through Chinese proficiency,” he said.

According to Jian, CCCC Tanzania’s ambitious plans include extending similar initiatives to other schools teaching the Chinese language.

Confucius Institute – Tanzania Director, Ms. Zhang Xiazhen who also attended the ceremony said learning Chinese has more opportunities as students can access full-funded scholarships to further their academic in China, win prizes, and also get direct jobs at Chinese firms operating in the country.

Ms. Zhang revealed that the Confucius Institute had recently secured full scholarships for Ten Tanzanian students enrolled in Chinese language courses. These fortunate individuals will pursue degree programs in “Intelligent Engineering” and “Transport”, marking a significant milestone in academic and cultural exchange.

She further announced that there will be three competitions this year opening next month targeting Primary, Secondary and Tertiary students. The competition promises an exciting prize, including a chance to travel to China.

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