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Public primary boarding schools in pastoral communities

 IPS 07 March 2019

Millions of children from poor backgrounds have benefitted from Kenya’s free education scheme. But it’s a different story for those growing up in marginalised pastoral communities, such as Maasai children, who must travel long distances just to get to class. With boys and girls from rural communities missing out on an education, could public boarding primary schools be the answer? IPS investigates. (941 Words) - By Miriam Gathigah

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Class in session at Elangata Enterit boarding primary school in Narok South Constituency some 110 kilometers from the capital Nairobi.Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS

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Jonathan Tipapa, a nine year old boy at Enkutoto primary school in Narok South Constituency.Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS


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