The consortium of Moi University and JP SA Couto was picked to implement the digital learning programme in 26 counties. The big question was, what happened to the more than one million learning devices that were distributed countrywide with pomp and vigour? The Ministry of ICT undertook the procurement and distribution of the digital devices for deployment to schools. On power connectivity, some 22,927 schools had been connected to power out of which 19,042 public primary schools were connected to national grid and 3,239 public primary powered by solar. The labs are to serve those in Grade 4, 5 and 6 respectively and is projected to cost Sh1.5 billion to construct computer laboratories in the 23,000 public primary schools.
Source: Standard Digital August 06, 2022 07:05 UTC