On January 23, 2016 Sakura Girls Secondary School has been finally opened. It was fine day and students wearing Sakura color ribbon look very hopeful. Japanese Ambassador, Mr. M. Yoshida, Mr. Nagai of JICA, and Mr. Ichikawa of Mitsubishi Trading Company have attended the ceremony. From Japan Mrs. S. Iwao, head of Kilimanjaro Assoc. Mrs. W. Hironaka and Mrs. A. Akatsu of its Executive members were joined. More than 200 guests of Tanzanian government and local dignitaries have also attended. Local TV company has broadcasted the news together with famous Japanese Newspaper Yomiuri.
After the ceremony, memorial plantation of Yoko-sakura has been held. They are growing well and after a month green leaves appearing.