H. E Governor Mutahi Kahiga flagged off ECDE materials to be used in 437 ECDE Centers across the county.
The launch ceremony held on Wednesday, 20th March 2019, was attended by various local leaders including CEC Education Science and Technology Madam Margaret Macharia, The County Secretary Mr.Ben Gachichio , Chief of Staff Mr Paul Wambugu and Leader of Majority In the County Assembly Hon.James Kanyugo among others.
These ECDE materials which include tables, chairs, and play equipment specifically tailored for the pupils comfort and conducive learning environment will be spread equally in all 437 ECDE centers in Nyeri County.
They will benefit a total of over 22,000 pupils. County Government of Nyeri is also finalizing the recruitment process of ECDE teachers which will bring the total to over 800 ECDE teachers.
During the flag off, the Governor pointed out his commitment to make education a success in Nyeri County.
Recently 100 Million worth of bursary funds were disbursed to about 14,000 needy and bright students across the County. 60 students with over 350 plus marks will also be sponsored in a new programme introduced by the Governor dubbed Governor’s Bursary Scheme .