The Jubilee government 17 billion laptop project tender goes to Moi University and JKUAT
The Jubilee Laptop project tender which has opened late 2015 has come to an end with Moi University and JKUAT emerging the winners beating 8 universities and multinational companies like Lenovo that were contesting for the 17 billion project.
Universities that contested for the tender include
- University of Nairobi (UON)
- Moi University
- Strathmore University
- Kenyatta University
- Technical University of Kenya (TUK)
- Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)
- Masinde Muliro University
- Meru University
- Multimedia University
- Dedan Kimathi university
The Jubilee government in its 2013 campaign pledges promised to give standard one pupils laptops but the promise is yet to fulfilled due court disputes facing the tendering project.
The laptops will be able to reach only 400,000 primary pupils out of the total number of over 8 millions primary pupils in Kenya and 1.37 million pupils in standard oneas at 2014.