MUHANGA – Senator Aloysia Inyumba has urged parents in Muhanga district to contribute towards the construction of classrooms under the new changes being instituted within the education system.
Inyumba made the remarks while presiding over the official launch of the construction of classrooms within the district where she was accompanied by district officials and parents at GS Munyinya on Wednesday.
She asked residents to play a leading role in contributing towards the construction of classrooms as a way of solving problems in the society. In this the senator said society will be able to give equal education opportunity to all children.
Students and parents in Munyinya said that the move was a timely one which would provide a solution to the problem of congestion within the education system.
The Mayor of Muhanga Yvonne Mutakwasuku revealed that the district needs at least 75 classrooms by the end of 2010 in order to accommodate the increasing numbers of learners.
Residents promised to combine efforts and contribute to the government program of improving the status of education nationally.
Maria Louisa Murekatete, the Headmistress of Munyinya, one of the best primary schools in the district, lauded residents and government for their contribution in meeting some of the school’s needs.
“Residents have participated actively. There has been tremendous support from society generally and this will go a long way in improving our standards of education” Murekatete said.