The Ministry of Education has released a circular regarding the release of Free day secondary education (FDSE) funds.
The full circular is indicated below.
County Directors of Education
RELEASE OF FDSE FUNDS FOR THIRD TERM – 2022
The Ministry of Education has released FDSE funds for third term of 2022 and the second quarter of the 2022/2023 financial year at a capitation rate of Kshs. 4,485.49 per student.
The data used for this disbursement was extracted from NEMIS on 20th September, 2022 at 3:05 pm.
The Vote Head break down for the utilization of the funds is as follows:
Maintenance and improvement
Other Vote Heads (Personal Emoluments, EWC, Adm. Costs)
Teaching and Learning Materials
Please ensure that all principals acknowledge receipt of funds by:
i. Issuing official school receipts to the Principal Secretary, State Department of Early Education and Basic Education for both Tuition and Operation Accounts with copies to the Sub-County Directors (SCDEs) and yourselves i.e. CDE
ii. Acknowledging receipt of funds through NEMIS by uploading a copy of the official receipt for both accounts where applicable.
iii. Providing to the County Director of Education through the Sub-County Director of Education an allocation of funds dully signed by individual students.
iv. Having individual students sign form-lists that show their admission numbers and full names as in the admission register and the amount allocated. These lists should be attached to the payment voucher kept in the school as per procedure.
v. And that every student is issued with an official school receipt for the allocation.
This should be accomplished within two weeks of receipt of funds, failure to which further release of grants to such schools will be suspended.
County Director and Sub-County Director of Education MUST authenticate and monitor the accuracy of enrolment data of their schools as reflected in NEMIS.
Please circulate the contents of this letter to all principals of public secondary schools within your jurisdiction.
Julius Jwan, PhD, CBS