Kilombero District government officials visited the MSABI pottery
workshop at Lumemo village. The visit aimed at identifying
projects that will be inaugurated during “Sherehe za Mwenge wa Uhuru”
(“Independence Torch” ceremony) to be conducted on 15th July 2012 and attended by the Tanzanian President. A delegation of more than 12
officials including the District Commissioner (DC),
District Executive Director (DED),
District Administrative Secretary (DAS),
District Security Officer, District Cultural Officer, and Ifakara Ward Executive
The visitors were instructed on the manufacturing process for the production of the clay water filters which are produced locally
by a womens pottery group. MSABI Tanzanian staff Bruno Sanga, Hija Choyo and
Samson Chitalika facilitated the tour.
District Officials were highly impressed with what MSABI is doing for improving health of the Kilombero community by ensuring safe,clean and sustainable water facilities.
See the pictorial illustration below,
|District officials start a tour|
| Hija(with a blue shirt) explaining the project to the delegation. |
|Pottery women at work|
|Tour continues at the kiln|
|Bruno explaining something.the firing process|
|DC signing our visitor book before departure.|
After the visit MSABI was informed that the project was selected for participation in the torch ceremony. MSABI will present our filter project to the Tanzanian President on the 15th July.
DED signing our visitor book before departure.