James Finlays donates two new secondary schools

Formerly Flower One and Flower two primary schools converted into secondary schools.

In Summary

•Flower One and Flower Two primary schools that closed due to the closure of business have been converted into secondary schools to cater for company employees.

•The schools which are located in Belgut sub-county, Kericho county, bring to four secondary schools within the James Finlays territory.

James Finlays Gender Manager Jane Ruto and Company Human Resources Director Daniel Kirui.
CORRESPONDENT James Finlays Gender Manager Jane Ruto and Company Human Resources Director Daniel Kirui.
Image: BY SONU TANU

James Finlays Kenya Ltd has donated two new secondary schools in her territory to cater for employees' children in the tea estates.

Flower One and Flower Two primary schools that closed due to the closure of business have been converted into secondary schools to cater for company employees.

The schools which are located in Belgut sub-county, Kericho county, bring to four secondary schools within the James Finlays territory.

Two other schools, Chemasingi and Marinyin are located in Konoin sub-county in Bomet.

James Finlays Human resource, director Daniel Kirui disclosed the donation of the schools during the awards ceremony for primary schools that produced the best results in last year's Kenya Certificate of Primary Education(KCPE).

Kirui requested the  Teachers Service Commission(TSC) to provide teachers for the new secondary school.

He said the new schools are ready and well equipt to start education early next year(2023).

"We have also built descent teachers' houses within the school's compound, " Kirui said.

For teachers to be able to monitor closely the students' progress they should, Kirui said, they should be housed within the school compounds.

Kericho county he said will now own the two new secondary schools that fall within the Chaik ward in the Belgut sub-county.

The other two, Chemasingi and Marinyin are in the Konoin sub-county in Bomet.

Genda manager Janet Ruto who also coordinates education matters, in Finlays said the distribution of the new schools is a commitment to the company's concern for education in James Finlays.

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