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November  14,1999

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TDA Provides Financial Support for Elementary Schools

Makale, Nov. 14 (WIC) The Tigray Development Association (TDA) has donated a sum of over two-million Birr during the past four months in support of 147 elementary schools.

The association told WIC that the money will be used for launching various initiatives aimed at upgrading the quality of education and for increasing female enrollment in schools.

Indicating that TDA's elementary schools rehabilitation project has been providing regular assistance for the 600 elementary schools of the state, TDA said it is obtaining the funds from international development organizations.

According to TDA, a sum of over 4.7 million Birr has so far been given for the various schools under the auspices of the elementary schools rehabilitation project.