President Andrzej Duda and his wife Agata Kornhauser-Duda returned on Saturday from a five-day visit to East Africa. The presidential couple visited Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. On Friday, the president’s wife visited a kindergarten in the Dar es Salaam region of Tanzania. “The First Lady was warmly welcomed by the sisters who run the kindergarten and the facility’s students, who presented an artistic performance prepared for the president’s wife,” reported the Chancellery of the President.
President Andrzej Duda and his wife returned to the country on Saturday morning from a visit to East Africa. During his nearly week-long trip, the Polish leader visited Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. Yesterday it was reported that Dar es Salaam was the last stop during the president’s five-day visit with his wife to East African countries. The presidential couple paid visits to Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania.
On Friday, the first lady visited a kindergarten in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. “Agata Kornhauser-Duda visited a kindergarten in the town of Kurasini in the Dar es Salaam region in Tanzania, run by the Congregation of the Sisters of Mary Immaculate,” she reported. the office of President on the X platform (formerly Twitter). Missionaries from Poland also work in the kindergarten.
“The Congregation operates through home visits, pastoral assistance, teaching catechism in secondary schools and running a kindergarten to which children are admitted regardless of origin, social status and religion,” explained on the website of the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland.
The First Lady visited a kindergarten in Tanzania
As it was added, “the visit was an opportunity to talk to the children about their interests, favorite games, activities and learning.” The president’s wife, accompanied by nuns, visited the kindergarten and took part in a lesson devoted to learning the alphabet.
“The First Lady also learned about the effects of the project conducted in Tanzania by Polish sister Monika Kowarsz. Thanks to her efforts, the facility purchased a school bus. The vehicle was financed by Polish aid and facilitates children’s access to education, reaching places on the home-school route, where there is no other communication,” it was written in a report on the president’s official website.
“The First Lady was warmly welcomed by the sisters who run the kindergarten and the facility’s students, who presented an artistic performance prepared for the president’s wife,” we read in a report published on the website of the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland.
At the end of the visit, the president’s wife made an entry in the guest book.
Agata Kornhauser-Duda shared her experience
“The president’s wife thanked the caregivers for their perseverance in their mission. She also shared her experience from visits to kindergartens and educational institutions, both in Poland and around the world, including during her current stay in eastern Africa,” we read in information.
As recalled, “In recent days, Agata Kornhauser-Duda visited in Rwanda, among others, the Center for Blind Children in Kibeho and the Early Childhood Development Center in Kigali, and in Kenya, the Don Bosco Boys Town school in Karen and the Children’s Home in Limuru.”
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