Friday, 18 June 2010

Mine allocates Sh600m for school

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By The Citizen Reporter, Geita

Geita Gold Mine (GGM) has earmarked Sh600 million for the construction of a dormitory at Nyankumbu Girls Secondary School in Geita District, Mwanza Region.

The GGM social welfare officer, Mr Simon Shayo, told reporters at his office recently that the money would also be used for construction of three classrooms, three science laboratory rooms and a fence at the secondary school.

A contractor in charge of constructing the dormitory, classrooms, laboratory and the fence has already been identified and is ready to start work, which is to be completed by the end of this year.

The secondary school which accommodates students from Forms One to Four was constructed by the mining company. Mr Shayo said the additional support given to the school intended to make it a unique learning institution in the district and the country at large.

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