Galdino Obwor, the School Management Committee Chairperson, says they have held several meetings with parents to forge a way forward without success.
A P.2 and P.4 classroom at Aninolal Primary Sch that was destroyed by heavy rain.
The fate of lower class pupils at Aninolal
primary school in Inomo Sub County in Kwania district hangs in balance
following heavy rains, which blew off the roof of their classes last year.
Aninolal primary school has a total enrollment
of 1010 pupils.
On November 12th, 2019, heavy rains
accompanied by hailed storms swept away the roof of the block accommodating 387
pupils in P.2 and P.4 classes, the library and store.
The affected is said to low and was constructed with a beam making it prune to heavy winds, according to a
reports in the cause of the disaster.
However, the district authorities have
since failed to raise Shillings 20M required to fix the problem.
The school Head teacher, George
Odongo, says over 900 pupils are now learning under tree shades while others
learn in open air classrooms.
According to Odongo, many pupils are likely to
shun school should the situation persist. He calls on government, Non-governmental
organizations and well-wishers to come to their rescue.
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Andrew Omunu, the Kwania District Education Officer, says the
school needs immediate intervention and pledged to support it in the subsequent
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Galdino Obwor, the School Management Committee Chairperson,
says they have held several meetings with parents to forge a way forward
Obwor also says they haven’t received response since the
matter was forwarded to the Office of the Prime Minister.
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