Ikizu Secondary School (TZ)

A coeducational boarding school on the high school level, operated by the Tanzania Union among the Wa-Ikizu tribe, 40 miles (62 kilometers) east of Musoma, a port on Lake Victoria. For a number of years the school conducted a teacher training program, and more recently a two-year evangelists’ course. However, with the phasing out of the teacher training course, and with the ministerial course being moved to the Tanzania Adventist Seminary and College in Arusha, Ikizu became a secondary school only. In 1993 the school had a staff of 16 national teachers and an enrollment of 492. About 1912 a mission station and primary school were established among the Ikizu tribe. At the outbreak of World War I the station was left in the hands of national teachers. Later the houses were looted by roving...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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