ACK Archbishop, Dr. Eliud Wabukala with the host Bishop Beneah Salala laid foundation stones for three schools for girls in Mumias Diocese.
Koyonzo Mixed secondary school is planning to open a separate wing for girls while Lubinu Girls Secondary school new classes built by the board and Constituency Development fund were opened. The Archbishop also spent time with pupils of Koyonzo Primary School and prayed with them. (photo left)
The purpose of constructing schools and expanding existing facilities within the locality is to encourage parents to enroll more children. At the moment, the schools have over 1,500 pupils.
The engagement of churches in the education sector started with the early mis-sionaries who integrated education with church planting as an evangelism strategy.
Kenya Vision 2030 under the social pillar, plans to reduce illiteracy by increasing access to education at a proposed school enrolment rate of 95%.