Kenyan 2017/2017 Budget Education Sector Allocation: This is the last budget prepared under the Jubilee administration, as the country prepares for the general elections that will be held in August 2017. It was tabled in the National Assembly on 30th March 2017 by National Treasury CS Henry Rotich.
Money allocated to the Education sector in the 2017/2018 Budget by CS Rotich
- Ksh. 10.1 billion allocated to the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
- Ksh 83.8 billion allocated to University Education
- Ksh 6.0 billion allocated to technical, vocational education and training (TVET)
- Ksh 13.4 billion allocated to deployment of digital for primary schools
- Ksh 0.3 billion allocated for the upgrading of National Schools
- Ksh 14 billion allocated to Free Primary Education programme
- Ksh 33 billion allocated to Free Day Secondary Education programme
- Ksh 2.5 billion allocated to School Feeding Programme IN arid and semi-arid areas
Ksh 0.5 billion allocated to support the provision for sanitary towels to our girls in school
- Ksh 2 billion allocated to the recruitment of additional teachers
- Ksh 4 billion allocated to examinations fee waiver for all class eight and form four candidates who will be sitting for the KNEC exams
Download full March 2017/2018 Kenya Budget report in this page
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