AKPS students reach out to the community

21 May 2010

Click to enlarge photo.To provide students with an opportunity to take socially responsible action, AKPS organized a community outrach fundraising in association with Tanzania Education Authority (TEA). AKPS students raised a noteworthy amount of 22 million Tshs with their fundraising efforts and the funds were used to purchase educational supplies and other materials after conducting needs analyses for the three special needs school in Dar-es-Salaam. The 3 schools are Mugabe Primary School, Sinza, Uhuru Mchanganyiko Primary School, Ilala and Maweni Primary School, Kigamboni.

Click to enlarge photoThe beneficiary schools received hearing aids, Braille machines, Braille paper, textbooks, exercise books, duplicating and writing paper, A 4 framer, white walking sticks, footballs, bed sheets and 5000 liter water tank.

The collaboration with these special schools does not end with the donations. AKPS students have extended an invitation to play friendly football matches with students from these schools.