On Friday 9th December 2011,50th anniversary of Independence of Tanzania,Lucas Ndebile (17 yrs) a std four student and Mathias Bamba (14 yrs) a std one student both of Kinamweli Primary School, received best ever gift of their life from BETA CHARITABLE TRUST. Both Lucas and Mathias are physically challenged boys and were facing immense difficulty in moving around freely and independently.
Tricycle no 107 and 108 were handed over to them during a short ceremony at Kinamweli Primary School in Ngudu area in Kwimba district while celebrating 50 years of Independence of Tanzania. The Headmaster of the school said that both the students had to be supported all the time in and out side the school. With this gift on such an auspicious day will change their lives for better over night. Lucas who was very excited and told the reporters that this is the best gift of his life ever received and he said ''now I will be be able to attend the lessons on time, I will no more trouble any one any more, and of all I will attend regularly the church sermons on Sundays and coming Christmas.''
Mathias was shy and said asanteni sana. If you can watch video clip attached you can see how a simple gift of a tricycle can improve some ones life for better over night. It is estimated that along the Lake zone there are about 300 of such cases that need help of a tricycle or a wheel chair. The headmaster, the village chairman and all villagers thanked donors for their support and assistance to these two angles who will now be able to leave a better life. During this ceremony 80 three seater desks were also handed over to the school.
The Desk and Chair Foundation say ''HONGERA SANA TANZANIANS'' ''WE ARE TOGETHER BE IT SORROW BE IT JOY''