New Ksh53M dormitory in a school in Kitui unveiled

The magnificent Ksh53 million dormitory built by Safaricom Foundation.

A new Ksh53 million dormitory at Saint Charles Lwanga Secondary School in Kitui County was officially commissioned yesterday, March 6, 2024, which was co-funded by the Safaricom Foundation.

The Safaricom Foundation Chief Risk Management and Security Officer Nicholas Muinde Mulila was the chief guest at the function on behalf of the Safaricom Foundation.

Guest of honour who graced the opening of the dormitory Nicholas Mulila speaks after the commissioning.

Addressing the event’s attendees, among them students, parents and teachers, Mulila said that it was for the sake of the future of children that they embarked on the project.

“We are supporting the education of these children as the benefit is ours when they become professionals,” he said.

Mulila, who is also the Saint Charles Lwanga Secondary School BoM chairman, disclosed that the foundation gave about 26 million shillings.

Side view of the modern dormitory.

“We at Safaricom Foundation will continue supporting development programmes in the county. The county government will also be working with us for the good of our people,” he added.

School Chief Principal Archippus Mwinzi appreciated their development partners, including the Safaricom Foundation for their continued support.

The clergy and guests inspect the dormitory that cost a whopping Ksh53 million.

The 59 year-old Saint Charles Lwanga is an extra-county school in Kitui County. In total, there are 1,282 public schools (1,099 primary schools and 183 secondary) in the county.

By Boniface Mulu

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