A REPORT OF ENVIRONMENTAL, EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL TOUR IN DENMARK BY

ALLY H. SHIKONY (TRC COORDINATOR MOSHI MUNICIPALITY),

HUGHOBERT N. SHIRIMA (TEACHER FROM J.K. NYERERE SEC. SCHOOL – MOSHI MUNICIPALITY)

AND NINE BRIGHT GREEN YOUTH PARTICIPANTS FROM DIFFERENT SCHOOLS

IN KILIMANJARO REGION – TANZANIA

FROM 06TH AUGUST TO 26TH AUGUST 2009

INTRODUCTION:

WRITTEN BY ALLY H. SHIKONY (COORDINATOR MAWENZI TEACHERS’ RESOURCE CENTRE – KILIMANJARO – TANZANIA)

A couple, Brigitte and Anders Brandt on behalf of MS Copenhagen and Bright Green Youth Camp in Sonderborg Denmark, extended a cordially invitation on environment, education and cultural tour to Denmark between 06th August and 26th August 2009 for nine youths and two teachers from Kilimanjaro Region in Tanzania. The invitation was extended to the following:

  1. Mr. Ally H. Shikony, the Coordinator, Mawenzi Teachers’ Resource Center (TRC),

  2. Mr. Hughobert N. Shirima, teacher, J.K. Nyerere Secondary School,

  3. Hamisi A. Hamisi, student from J.K. Nyerere Secondary School,

  4. Ramadhan L. Mandel, student from J.K. Nyerere Secondary School,

  5. Hemed H. Kiluvia, student from J.K. Nyerere Secondary School,

  6. Halidi A. Hamisi, student from Majengo Secondary School,

  7. Iddi S. Mkiramweni, student from Mjimpya Secondary School,

  8. Hamisi H. Kaita, private candidate student from Mawenzi TRC, and

  9. Mariagoretti D. Shayo, private candidate student, Mawenzi TRC, all from Moshi Municipality,

  10. Mussa R. Mrutu, student from Lomwe Secondary School and

  11. Beatrice S. Materu, student from Lomwe Secondary School, both from Mwanga District.

The Kilimanjaro Regional Education Officer on behalf of the Regional Administrative Secretary, the Moshi Municipal Director and respective Heads of schools accepted the invitation. Preparation was made and all participants left for Denmark on 05th August 2009 through the Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania via Amsterdam International Airport in the Netherlands (Holland) to Billund Airport in Denmark.

OBJECTIVES:

The objectives of the tour for both parties were:

However, it was of utmost importance that through this invitation, both parties (the eleven visitors from Tanzania and people from Denmark and different parts of the world they met) were able to:

In this juncture, therefore, Mr. Ally H. Shikony and Hughobert N. Shirima with their host family Brigitte and Anders Brandt had to draw a tight schedule, which met the above-mentioned objectives.