Mbinga district in Songea over the weekend received a 40ft container with 41 pallets of various educational books donated by the US-based Seabrook Second Wind Foundation.
At the handover ceremony held in Mbinga over the weekend, local Second Wind Foundation partner Mr. Clement Kilembe told the assembly that he shared the Foundation’s belief in education as a means of empowering rural communities and thanked them for their continued support in the delivery of books. to Tanzanian communities.
Mr Kilembe said the donation includes different types of books for primary, secondary and librarian use in Mbinga district.
He added that their partnership will continue with efforts to ensure that more districts in Tanzania receive books through the same project.
The books were received by Mr. Juma Mnwele, the executive director of Mbinga district and Dr. Gabriel Ndunguru, the executive director of the Association of Community Information Centers of Maguu (MACOBICA).
After receiving the books, Mbinga District Executive Director Juma Mnwele said he was happy to receive the books and promised to distribute them to primary and secondary schools and libraries located in Mbinga to ensure that all students and stakeholders benefit from the gift.
Mnwele also acknowledged the efforts of Sakyambo Enterprise Company Ltd which helped to clear customs and transport the container to Mbinga.