Jumeira Baccalaureate School Welcomes The First Lady Of Tanzania, HE Salma Kikwete
Jumeira Baccalaureate School Welcomes The First Lady Of
Tanzania, HE Salma Kikwete
As part of a high profile Tanzanian trade mission to the region, Jumeira Baccalaureate School (JBS)
welcomed the First Lady of Tanzania, HE Salma Kikwete.
First Lady, HE Salma Kikwete, a former teacher of twenty years visited Jumeira Baccalaureate School
(JBS) on Wednesday 26 February 2014. She met with Mrs Ros Marshall , CEO of Taaleem, Dr. Samia Al
Farra, CEdO of Taaleem and Mr Andrew Homden, Principal at Jumeira Baccalaureate School. She also
had a tour of the school, meeting students and teachers.
First Lady, HE Salma Kikwete founded Wanawake Na Maendeleo (WAMA) Foundation in 2006, which is a
non-profit organization aimed at improving the social and economic state for the women, girls and other
vulnerable children in Tanzania by providing them access to education, health services and economic
Mr. Andrew Homden said: “We are honoured to be part of such a prestigious and high profile visit. If we
can help support achieving the objectives set by the WAMA Foundation and enable women, girls and
vulnerable children to gain access to education of which we take for granted, we will feel privileged to
JBS is keen to support charities to ensure that other children and families across the world have access
to education and the many others things that we simply take for granted. We host many events across
the academic year to help to support such charities. Our staff and students are keen to support overseas
projects and initiatives and a joint project in Tanzania will greatly benefit all involved.