Marsabit county is a region experiencing aridity whith desertification encroaching the available agricultural land.
The people in the county are forced to be nomadic pastoralists moving from one area to another. Some are also forced to walk long distance searching for water to drink and for doing other activities.
The county have always registered least number of educated people. Majority of the people are primary school dropout with least number attending their their secondary education.
The governor while being aired on KTN told its citizens that the county government had enrolled a program to sponsor all the students in the county that scored 320 and above.The governor signed 85Million check that was to help in paying the school fees.
This was an initiative that was to help increase number of educated people in the county and also to relief the parents during this COVID-19 pandemic.
This comes at a time when parents in the nation are admitting their students to secondary schools.According to national government all students in the country are bound to have basic knowledge.
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