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'We Don't Have Money,' Headteachers Cry Out

Schools are set to be re-opened on next monday since it was closed on March this year. The school was closed due to this deadly coronavirus virus that its first case in Kenya was reported in March.

During their 16th Seminar for KEPSHA, Headteachers has wanted the government to increase the money that are being allocated to every pupil every year. They sayed that the current amount of Ksh 1400 allocated to each student every year is too small as compared to secondary schools student who are allocated Ksh 22000 every year per student.

"This is something that is not adding up as far as primary unlike what is happening in the secondary schools and other tertiary institutions. We don't know whether it is the primary schoo which has been looked down or I don't know what, because starting with the FP, come to PTA, BOM teacher come to primary Schools are not well facilitated." Gathemia said, who is the chairperson for the primary Headteachers.

Elias Abdi who is the director of education in the ministry of education has wanted the Headteachers to organize meeting with the Board of Management of their schools to put measures for safety of pupils. "When learning takes place outside for example, I know when it rains what do we do, there are some solutions that being on a Board meeting you need maybe come up with strategy." Abdi Said.

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