National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Ukur Yatani on Thursday, June 10, presented the national budget for the 2021/2022 financial year.

Government Allocates KSh 2.5 Billion for Employment of Teachers in 2021/2022 Budget.

Of the total KSh 3.63 trillion budget , the largest in Kenya’s history, KSh 202.8 billion was allocated to support programmes in the education sector.

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Breaking it down, Yatani allocated KSh 12 billion to fund the free primary school education.

The Treasury boss allocated KSh 2.5 billion for the recruitment of teachers.

A total of KSh 62.2 billion was allocated to the free day secondary education including the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) for secondary school students.

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The CS allocated KSh 4 billion for exam fees waiver for all Class Eight and Form 4 students.

To provide food in schools, Yatani allocated KSh 1.8 billion for the school feeding programme.

Other allocations were directed to CBC and Digital Literacy programmes


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