Education must be open to all children

Canaan Primary School

Pupils inside a classroom at Canaan Primary School on January 6, 2021.

Photo credit: Peter Warutumo | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Students are also dealing with several crises at home, such as abuse, underage pregnancies, deaths in the family and many others.
  • This can manifest as poor grades, when in better circumstances, the student could very likely have performed better. 

Kenyans have long placed value on educational prowess and achievement. The country celebrates with children who do well in national exams, and listens to their ambitions, collectively sending them good wishes.


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