Government remits K25.9 million to schools

The Government has remitted   a total of K25.9 million to  bank accounts for Elementary and Primary schools as well as Inclusive Education Resource Centres.

The remittance  was completed  on Wednesday, 25 August, 2021. Minister for Education Hon. Jimmy Uguro, confirmed that, of the K486.3 million allocated for this year, a total of K 268.5 million has been released so far. “From that allocation, a total of K 248.4 million has been paid to schools while K217.7 million is still outstanding for Terms 3 & 4. A total payment of K20 million is being processed for Secondary and Vocational schools.

“I want to remind all the schools and their administrations once again to use the money wisely and spend only on priority areas that will improve the quality of teaching and learning in their school,” Mr Uguro added.

Minister Uguro expressed his gratitude  to  the  Government for continuing to honor its commitment by making funds available to pay the schools despite the difficult economic situation the country is facing.