COAST, KIBAHA OVER 64m/- has been spent in execution of water project at Kibaha Secondary School in Coast Region, a move that has resolved water shortage at the school.
The school is being managed and supervised by Kibaha Education Centre (KEC).
Speaking at the launch of the project, Gaming Board of Tanzania (GBT) General Manager Mr James Mbalwe, said the project has been fully financed by the board at the cost of 64.6m/-.
Expounding, he said that the cost covered digging of a borehole, construction of an underground tank which has the capacity of 100,000 litres and purchasing of 10 tanks for water storage.
“This school approached our office, asking for assistance to resolve water shortage which was at that time interfering with their daily activities.
Apart from digging the borehole, we also provided money for building a fence to protect the borehole and for building infrastructures for distributing water”, explained Mr Mbalwe.
He urged students and all beneficiaries of the project to take proper care of the infrastructures so as to enable them to benefit the coming generations as well.
For his part, Director for KEC Mr Robert Shilingi thanked the Board for the support, adding that the project will help in uplifting the level of academic performance at the school.
“Our government has been supporting us in various ways to ensure that our students are excelling in their studies…having stakeholders like you is a proof that you support what the government is doing in improving education and learning environment in our country”. He added.