Kitayi primary school in Kimilili constituency stands to benefit after the Holland-based Harambee foundation partnered with the Bungoma County government to kick start building of a modern ECDE classroom in the institution. Speaking after a tour of the school the foundation founders Roel and Marriane Mayers said the need for a better learning environment for the pupils who were joining the school for the first time prompted them to site the school for the project.
Roel said they are working with the County government of Bungoma for the first time and they’ll be willing to do more projects in the County to boost the education sector as they have done it before in other parts of the country.
Marriane said as a foundation, they have previously partnered with the Kimilili constituency development fund to fund projects in the region saying they have been focusing on the education sector for a long period.
The Kitayi primary school headteacher Joyce Khanali thanked the foundation together with the County government of Bungoma for selecting the school as the beneficiary, saying the project will improve the education standards in the school.
She, however, said the school is in dire need of an infrastructural facelift as several classrooms have been condemned by the Ministry of Health prompting pupils to learn under trees which is unfavourable especially during this season. She said there is an incomplete structure that was funded by the Kimilili CDF in 2016, which if completed, will help the pupils a lot.