The University of Nairobi.


Bursaries and access to higher education in Turkana County

BY DR. JOHN TERIA NG’ASIKE With economic indicators repeatedly reporting the County as the poorest in Kenya with high poverty, educating children in Turkana remains a challenge. The recent economic report notes a drop in the county’s poverty index (from 90s-70s percentage drop), thanks to the County Government’s effort. But poverty is compounded by illiteracy of parents who cannot supervise their children’s education. The Government has given some relief to parents by providing free primary and day secondary education. In addition, there is hope in tuition support for higher educationRead More