Kaloleni Member of Parliament Paul Katana has embarked on a programme to improve school infrastructure in the constituency.
Katana through the Kaloleni NG-CDF is putting up five model primary schools in the constituency with the first model school launched two weeks ago at Gogo raruhe primary.
The model block comes with four classrooms, a staff room, the head teacher and his deputy’s office, a library and a computer lab.
Each of the classrooms will also be equipped with modern desks.
Speaking in Kaloleni, Katana most primary schools have dilapidated infrastructure which impacts negatively the schools’ performance.
“We have schools where students learn under trees. When it rains there is no learning. We want to change that so that our children can have a conducive learning environment. This will make them have confidence and compete fairly with other students in the country,” said Katana
Each ward will get one such school.
“In the next weeks we will lay the foundation stone for a similar project in Mwana wiji. Our resolve to improve the learning environment in Kaloleni is unstoppable. We are doing this not because of politics but a commitment to make Kaloleni better than we found it,” he said
Beside the model classrooms, the MP also launched a desk distribution drive whereby at least 2000 desks are expected to be distributed to primary schools in Kaloleni.
“We distributed bursaries totaling Sh23 million for students in high schools and we will soon distribute cheques to students in Universities and other tertiary institutions,” added the MP.
Other school infrastructure the MP is set to unveil include a dormitory at St. Michael’s secondary school.