The prime minister of Tanzania Hon. Kassim Majaliwa led a number of Dsm citizens in the fundraising gala dinner held over the weekend. The event, themed ‘“A Desk for every child” was organized by the Hassan Maajar Trust in association with Bank M, and was aimed at raising funds for providing desks to students for Primary schools in the country. During the event TZS 203mio was raised.
Speaking during the event, Hon. Majaliwa – who was the chief guest, said that the efforts shown by the Hassan Maajar Trust and its partners in serving the community deserves recognition. He congratulated Bank M which has been the main sponsor of HMT since inception in the year 2011 and encouraged them to continue with their corporate social responsibility strategy in supporting the key sectors of national development.
Speaking at the end of walk, the HMT Chairperson, Ambassador Mwanaidi Maajar said the support extended by its corporate partners has continuously contributed to the success of the project. “Since its launch, HMT in partnership with the public and corporate Tanzania has succeeded to provide over 9,100 desks lifting over 30,000 boys and girls off the floor onto desks in thirteen regions of Tanzania, thanks to all our sponsors” said Ambassador Maajar.
Bank M’s CEO Designate Ms. Jacqueline Woiso said that the bank is proud to be partnering with the Hassan Maajar Trust in such a noble cause and commended the Trust for an ongoing job well done in the previous years. “Having over 30,000 children lifted off the floor and seated on desks is an achievement we can all be proud of. We have jointly made sitting on the floor a history for thousands of Tanzanian school children. It is our policy to work together with other reputable organization in making a difference to the needy communities of this land” said Ms. Woiso
HMT is dedicated towards improving the learning environment in schools by addressing and tackling the national school desk deficit across Tanzania.
The Prime Minister of Tanzania Hon. Kassim Majaliwa receiving a dummy cheque from the Deputy Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and technology Dr. Leonard Akwilapo during the fundraising event took place last night at diamond Jubilee which was organized by the Hassan Maajar Trust in partnership with Bank M with the aim of raising funds to improve learning environment in schools. Looking on is the Bank M CEO designate Ms. Jacqueline Woiso (centre) and the Hassan Maajar Trust Board chair Amb. Mwanaidi Maajar.