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Two more classrooms in order to provide African primary school students with better access to education.

A school visit to Kenya used to be a privilege reserved for only a few pupils. This situation did not improve until the government fulfilled its election promise in 2003 and abolished the school fees for primary schools. For the first time, it provided access to education for children from poorer families. Suddenly, 1.7 million more children went to school. But investments in the education sector failed to materialize. Especially as the school system is barely able to cope with the increasing number of pupils.

 


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This is where the work of Bonfaremo e. V. comes in. The association is involved in various ways in the field of education, but also helps people to help themselves in Kenya and Tanzania. With the foundation of the King's Academy in Loitokitok, primary school children receive individual support as far as possible, since the class size is usually no greater than 30 children.

 

In order to give as many children as possible access to school, Regine Sixt Children's Aid Foundation finances the construction of two more classrooms. This is a forward-looking project, as the maintenance of the school is guaranteed by the villagers through the affiliated agricultural enterprise.