Capital City Authority-KCCA has earmarked Shillings 118 million to help schools
under its management to comply with the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs before
reopening for candidate classes.
Daniel Niwabiine Muhumuza, the KCCA Communication Officer,
says they want to ensure all the 79 schools under the Authority comply with the
SOPs before they reopen on October 15th, 2020.
He explains that the money is to enable the schools to acquire temperature
guns, soap and sanitizers to promote hygiene and sanitation as required by the
Education Ministry to prevent the spread of Covid19.
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On top of providing Shillings 1.5 million to each school, Niwabiine says they
have also put up hand washing facilities in all schools under their
He also disclosed that they have in partnership with some NGOs
trained 753 COVID 19 champions and coordinators including headteachers.