Poverty Eradication Network Trust

Serving Central Tanzania

Ikhanoda Library Takes Shape

Written by Andrea on Thursday, July 31, 2008
Filed under: General News, Major Projects

Furniture for Ikhanoda Secondary School LibraryFurniture for the Ikhanoda Secondary School Library project was recently delivered to the school. The library is being furnished by a grant from the US Ambassador’s Self-Help Fund. (see article below)



Inspection of furniture for Ikhanoda Secondary School Library Before delivering to Ikhanoda Secondary School, we handed over the furniture to the Regional and District authorities who had given us permission to acquire one classroom from Ikhanoda school.


Mungwe ABC Athman explaining details of the US Ambassador's Self -Help Fund Mungwe ABC Athman (second from right) explained the history of the Ambassador’s grant where PEN Trust received the funds for the library.


Singida Regional Commissioner Parseko Kone and Mungwe ABC Athman Singida Regional Commissioner, Honorable Parseko Kone, thanked PEN Trust for the library furniture as well as the thousands of books that have been distributed throughout his region.


Regional officials handing over the library furniture to the district and local officials Regional government handing over to District government.


Bookshelves for Ikhanoda Secondary School Library The first allotment of grant money was spent on ten bookshelves…


Study tables for Ikhanoda Secondary School ten study tables…


Chairs for Ikhanoda Secondary School and twenty chairs.


Filled bookshelves at Ikhanoda Secondary School LibraryFilled bookshelves The Ikhanoda Secondary Head Master, teachers and students alike helped PEN Trust sort the books into subject areas and organized the shelves in a matter of a few hours.


More bookshelves are needed for the remaining books.Many books still remained after filling the ten bookshelves. Seven more bookshelves were ordered.





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