Govt Obtains Shs 54b For Students’ home Work
The Government of Uganda has received SHS 54B Grant to aid in home learning for students in non-candidate classes.
The Fund has been obtained from the Global partnership for Education (GPE) through world bank, which is a multi-stakeholder partnership and funding platform aimed at strengthening education in developing countries.
This fund was confirmed by the Ministry of Education Permanent Secretary Alex Kakooza.
“Soon we shall send the reading materials to the students. We appreciate the Government and the partners for helping us with this grant.” Kakooza said.
The fund will be used to print reading materials which will be sent to students in their homes.
Part of the funds, according to the budget monitoring unit, will also be used to handle remedial programme for at risk girls and a re-enrolment campaign to reach girls and children from vulnerable populations.