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July 29 2015


KILIMAMOJA PRIMARY SCHOOL - 3 CLASSROOM PROJECT - TANZANIA

Construction has started!!

Construction of the 3-classroom building in Kilimamoja is underway. The local builder Restus Sanka has all the material stored on site and is preparing the foundations for the concrete floor slab.

At this point, with the present limited funds, we are able to build the first classroom #5 and the floor slab only for Classrooms 6 & 7.

We are continuing to fundraise for the additional $12,500 needed for the remaining 2 classrooms.



The graduates from Standard 4 level at this school urgently need this building for the 2016 academic terms. 

To all our supporters, please consider a donation to us from your 2015 charitable giving budget.

Please help us complete this building.

Please make out cheque to "PSFA Primary Schools For Africa Society", and send to:

Primary Schools For Africa Society
3301 Wordsworth Street, Victoria, BC, V8P 4B9

or with credit card, click on DONATION button on website www.PrimarySchoolsForAfrica.com

A tax receipt will be provided.



Tuesday, 16 June 2015

KILIMAMOJA PRIMARY SCHOOL - 3 CLASSROOM PROJECT - TANZANIA

Hello again, Friends and Supporters

Funds are needed now!

This years project is a 3-classroom building at the Kilimamoja Village school site where we have already completed 4 classrooms and two teacher residences. 


The new classrooms are urgently required to be built this year to accommodate the 38 pupils graduating from Standard 4 level to Standard 5. 

We have raised $21,000 to date, and need an additional $14,000 to reach our construction cost of $35,000.

School Committee Meeting - Jan 2015

Kids Lunch Under Canopy - Kitchen/Dining Hall Yet To Be Built 
Classrooms 1,2 - Built 2012
Classrooms 3,4 - Built 2013

Existing Pupils from 2 Classrooms - 2014
Teacher Residences























Thank You For Your Donation



Please make out cheque to "PSFA Primary Schools For Africa Society", and send to:

Primary Schools For Africa Society
3301 Wordsworth Street, Victoria, BC, V8P 4B9

or with credit card, click on DONATION button on website www.PrimarySchoolsForAfrica.com

A tax receipt will be provided

Monday, 5 January 2015

PATRICIA ELIZABETH PRIMARY SCHOOL GRAND OPENING - QAMEYU VILAGE - 20 DEC 2014

UPDATE – 22 December 2014 

PATRICIA ELIZABETH PRIMARY SCHOOL, Qameyu Village, Babati District, Tanzania; 4 Classrooms, Administration Building

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Construction has started!!

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