03 November 2021

TİKA Supported Tanzania's Education Infrastructure

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) equipped the physics, chemistry, biology, and computer laboratories of Rehema Wakfu High School located in Dar es Salaam.

Turkish Ambassador to Dar es Salaam, Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, TİKA Coordinator Halil İbrahim Okur, Turkish Airlines, Maarif Foundation, Turkish Religious Foundation, Tanzania Islamic Schools Council officials, teachers and students attended the opening ceremony of the laboratories.

Speaking at the ceremony, Ambassador Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu stated that they are making efforts to support the development of Tanzania with all their institutions located in Tanzania, such as TİKA, Religious Foundation, Maarif Foundation, and that he is pleased to contribute to the field of education, which is one of the most important elements of development. Ambassador Güllüoğlu thanked the officials of TİKA and Rehema Foundation, who carried out this project together, and said that they want to develop their cooperation with all our institutions and implement new win-win projects in Tanzania in the future.

In his speech, Rehema Wakfu Tanzania Representative Musab Demirlenk stated that they are trying to offer all kinds of opportunities in their schools in order to improve the quality of education in Tanzania, and that they always felt the support of our institutions, especially the Embassy and TİKA, and thanked TİKA for its support to the project. Saying that their work in Tanzania is based on the 3K strategy, Demirlenk stated that they continue to work to win the hearts of the people here.

The construction of some parts of Rehema Wakfu High School, which has 200 students, most of whom are orphans and financially in bad shape, is still under construction. When the construction is completed, 500 students will study at the school, all of whom are boarders.


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