Arusha School to invest 18m/- in sports
by Hamza Kalmera
Arusha School, plans to invest over Tsh.18 million to renovate the English medium primary school’s sports grounds.
School headmaster, Melchior Kiduma, said the amount will also cover the cost of buying new, or replacing old sporting equipment.
Speaking during the school’s annual sports day, Kiduma said lack of proper sporting grounds and arenas and inadequate facilities in form of equipment have for quite some time been hindering extra-curricular activities at the government-owned school.
The headmaster, explained that, the money for the project come from the special extra-curriculum development fund in schools of the Ministry of Education.
However, more funds are expected to be raised from special contributions to be donated by individuals, companies and parents stakeholders of the school.
Arusha School, the first English medium primary school in Tanzania has a variety of sporting activities such as horse racing, swimming, ball games and athletics.
July 25, 2003.