OUTSTANDING BURSARY PROGRAM HAILED BY VISITING COUNTIES.
A team from FORD Foundation InterCounty Exchange Programme from Makueni, Kitui and Bomet counties are in Nandi County to learn more about the bursary management system used by the department of Education and Vocational Training.
CECM Education and Vocational Training Grace Sugut emphasized on how the beneficiaries are identified. “The process is very transparent as the needy students are identified from the ward level and an online bursary form is filled with the details of beneficiaries as per category of Education, amount allocated and total number of beneficiaries per school in each Financial year” she added.
Of importance to note, is that County Government of Nandi has been allocating Kshs. 60 Million every Financial year with an aim improving access to education to the needy residents of Nandi County, enhancing equity in Education and improving literacy level in the County and ensuring that a specific portion of the County annual budget is devoted to the Education Fund Act.
Also present were CECM Administration and E-government, Sports, Chief Officers Education and Vocational Training, Agriculture and Sports.