• Programme will also see improvement of infrastructure for in schools, vocational training institutions and TTIs.
• Counties should ensure such programmes receive heavy funding when doing their budget allocation to reduce illiteracy levels.
The move by Kericho county government to roll out a Sh129 million bursary disbursement programme across all its six subcounties this ending financial year is laudable thanks to devolution.
The programme will see a reduction of school dropouts due to financial constraints considering that many families live below the poverty line. The county has injected funds to vocational and Technical Training Institutions.
The programme will also see improvement of infrastructure for in schools, vocational training institutions and TTIs.