Higher Education Students’ Loans Board Background

Background 


Higher Education Students’ Loans Board was established by
Act No. 9 of 2004, inaugurated by the Hon. Minister for Higher
Education, Science and Technology on the 30th March 2005 and became
operational in July 2005. The objective of the Board is to assist, on a
loan basis, needy students who secure admission in accredited higher
learning institutions, but who have no economic power to pay for the
costs of their education. The Board is also entrusted with the task of
collecting due loans from previous loan beneficiaries in order to have a
revolving fund in place so as to make the Board sustainable.


Mission


To be a centre of excellence for provision of loans to needy and eligible Tanzanian students of higher learning institutions.


Vision


To put in place a well managed and sustained revolving
students’ loan fund to enhance access to higher education needy and
eligible Tanzanian students.


Core Values

team work
transparency
accountability
commitment
integrity

equity

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