In his keynote address during the St. Joseph University of Tanzania (SJUIT) 13th graduation held in Dar es Salaam this weekend Archbishop Ruwa’ich said education was among the essential areas that needs more investments to fight various challenges facing communities.

“We will not be able to battle ignorance, poverty and diseases if we will not invest heavily in provision of quality education to our people, this is a very critical area which also needs combined efforts from both the government and stakeholders,” he said.

He also called on university graduates to be reliable agents of change by utilizing well the skills and knowledge they acquired to bolster the country’s development.

He said that graduating from a university or college is an important milestone in life so getting involved in nation building was key.

He urged them to translate into actions, the value addition they received in their tenure of studies.

He said he was happy to hear that the college is implementing a programme to prepare students to establish new innovative projects and then register them as a company. This will also help reduce the employment crisis by providing job opportunities to their fellow young people.

“This initiative is very important and is in line with the current needs of the country’s industrialization vision, President has been encouraging young people on self-reliance. My call to the college management is to increase investment in this programme so as to support more students to produce more innovative graduates to serve the nation, ” he said. Read More…

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