By Our Reporter.
The county government has set aside Sh148 million for nursery school teachers and bursary this financial year.
County Education Executive, Erastus Karanja said more than 700 Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) teachers have been allocated Sh48 million during the 2016/2017 financial year.
He said the payments, in the kitty dubbed top-up grants, have been backdated to July, 2016 adding that regulations on the disbursement of the funds have been finalized.
“Sh100 million have been set aside for bursary to be disbursed to about 16,000 high school, polytechnic and college students,” he disclosed while speaking to journalists in Nyeri town recently.