Thursday, January 2, 2014
Tour operator constructs school for Maasai children
Zara Tanzania Adventures (Zara Tours) has constructed a new and modern pre-school for Maasai children in Endulen village, in Ngorongoro District, Arusha Region.
The move will provide basic formal education to the children and recruit them in the modern world and get freedom from continued cattle raring activities.
The school will start in January (2014), explained Zainab Ansell, ZARA Tours Managing Director company.
The pre-school has been constructed with funds from Zara Tanzania Charity, Zara Tours, Africa Safari and the Reinhold Beitlich Stiftung Foundation.
She said: “Once open, the school will not only provide education for pupils. It will also act as a home for them as it will feature a dormitory.
“The pupils will be provided with clothes, as well as entertainment and health services.”
According to Ansell the ultimate goal is to provide Maasai children with the opportunity to attend preschool where “they will hopefully learn a life-long love of education, gain early exposure to a classroom and begin cultivating skills. click to Read