As schools re-open for the first term in the country, parents in Trans Nzoia County have expressed their dissatisfaction in the manner the price for commodities have shot up stating that they were going through hard life following hard economy.
Some parents explained how price for goods especially for school children have risen up showing their displeasure in the manner the government is handling the plight they are undergoing.
Some of the price commodities that have risen are shoe polish, shoes, school uniforms, books, and boxes for students which parents said the prices have doubled as compared to last terms prices which they noted that was affordable.
“We are appealing to the government to come to the aid of parents by at least lowering the price of commodities for school going students as we are going through hard life”, claimed one parent Jackton Wesonga.
They faulted the government’s inability of coming to the rescue of parents who are not able to do several issues claiming they might not be able to accomplish some chores following continued economic hardship that they were undergoing especially increased fuel prices.
They lamented that they might fail to take back their children to school due to lack of fees and inability to purchase several personal effects for their children if the government will not come to their rescue.