Tabora Girls Secondary School (Popularly Girl School) is one the oldest school with great history.
The school was founded by British Colonial rulers in 1928 and it started as a primary school, by the name of the African Girls School. The schools was dedicated to daughter of the Chiefs before it made open for all girls. In 1957, the school was granted the status of secondary girls where in 1972 started to enroll students with special needs, including with albinism and students with visually impairment.
The school has produced best qualified professionals in the fields of Law, Medicine, Engineering, and Teaching and even in politics. Among the leaders attending a school that includes the former first lady of the IV Phase Government and a Chairman of the Global Equity for All (EOTF), Hon Mama Anna Mkapa, Hon Dr. Getrude Mongela (Former MP and President of the Pan African Parliament). Hon Mongela was Secretary General of the very historical (Beijing Conference, 1995) Fourth World Conference on Women: Action for Equality, Development and Peace was the name given for a conference convened by the United Nations during 4–15 September 1995 in Beijing, China.
Others are; Urambo Member of Parliament Hon Margareth Sitta (Former Tabora Girls Teacher) and Ambassador Dr. Batilda Salha Buriani who has served a number of portfolio including The Minister of State, Office of the Vice President’s Office (Environment) and Chief Whip. The late Cellina Kombani (Min of State, Presidents Office), Mama Anna Abdallah (Former Minister of Health in the III Phase Government) and Professor Joyce Ndalichako, the current Minister of Education in the V Phase Government)
Tabora Girls alumni is long, it also include Justice Julie Manning retired judge, Supreme Court Justice, Eusebia Munuo and the former Director of the International Labour Organisation (UN Habitat), and Professor Anna Tibaijuka (Served as Minister of Land and Settlement in the IV Phase Government).
The Photo courtesy of Constancia Mgimwa, Janeth Massira and Yahaya Charahani