Karoline Mthapula, Personal Assistant for Education to H.E. President Kikwete met with Board Member Ena Haines and Founding Director Janice Lathen on Friday, January 31st. Mrs. Mthapula called Janice to arrange a meeting after hearing about Powering Potential from Dr. Wilbard Lorri, Personal Assistant for Nutrition to H.E. President Kikwete.
Dr. Lorri is from Karatu and has visited a Powering Potential school and our Karatu office. Dr. Lorri and Janice also met in New York when he joined the Tanzanian delegation for the UN General Assembly in 2013.
Mrs. Mthapula met Ena and Janice at their hotel to hear about our Educating-Through-Technology program. She then arranged a meeting with the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Prof. Sifuni Ernest Mchome. She further extended her hospitality by meeting our team at the Ministry to make a personal introduction for Prof. Mchome.