KIYODEA have focused on education as they believe education is a key to breaking out of the cycle of poverty within Kilwa district and Tanzania as a whole. The projects below center on teachers and young people in primary, secondary and tertiary level education.
Kipintimbi Primary School
- 300 students in total aged between 7 – 12, however over 100 students sitting on the floor
due to lack of desks.
- 50 students per room and only 5 of required 7 teachers, due to staff shortages.
- No water on site or nearby therefore no cooking facilities and children not eating all day.
- Textbooks, English and Kiswahili teaching aids and sporting material all required.
- Long term project to obtain sponsorship of the school providing a meal for the students.
- Lunch for 300 primary students for one year- £ 1,250
- Sporting equipment primary school – £ 65
- School desk & chair – £ 35
Mnazi Moja & Kilwa Masoko Primary Schools
- Over 400 students
- Due to recent weather damage many of the classrooms require repair.
- Many students cannot afford basic materials
- Primary School Classroom – £ 2,000
- Text books, exercise books & stationary for 1 student for 1 year– £ 15
Njinjo Secondary School
- Water problems within local village, 70 foot bore hole required.
- Large residential accommodation was constructed in 2005 for students from
- outlying villages currently unused due to lack of water.
- Lacking in science laboratories and any scientific equipment.
- Science Equipment Secondary School – £ 500
- Kipuntinde Water Project – £ 6,500