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Principal Secretary, Harsama Kello officiating the handing over of the Merille School Water Project


Principal Secretary, Harsama Kello, attended the handing over of Kes 30 million worth of projects to Merille Mixed Secondary School by the Kenya Dryland Education Fund (KDEF). At the event, he had the privilege of launching the Livestock for Fees program, a groundbreaking initiative aimed at improving education and living standards at the school. This program leverages the region's resources to provide financial support for education, thereby empowering local communities economically. 

 One of the key announcements made by KDEF was the provision of bursaries for 1400 students at Merille Mixed Secondary School, ensuring that education remains accessible to all, irrespective of financial constraints. Additionally, he had the honor of officiating the handing over of the Merille School Water Project, which will provide clean and sustainable water sources for the school and the surrounding community, a crucial step towards improving living conditions. 

 Moreover, the Principal Secretary was delighted to unveil a state-of-the-art, modern-equipped science laboratory and boys' dormitory, which are designed to enhance the quality of education and student well-being at the school. As part of KDEF's ongoing support, 50 lockers and chairs were also donated to the school, further enhancing the learning environment for the students. 

 Principal Secretary expressed his heartfelt gratitude to KDEF and its founder CEO, Kura Ahmed, for their unwavering support towards education. Moving forward, the government is committed to partnering with organizations like KDEF to support education in our schools, ensuring that every child has equal opportunities in education. 

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