Ministry of Education Issues Circular on Term 3 FPE Disbursement
The Ministry of Education has issued a circular on Term 3 Fee Primary Education (FPE) disbursement.
The full circular is indicated below.
Regional Directors of Education
County Directors of Education
Sub County Directors of Education (Issue sufficient copies to all head teachers of public primary schools)
DISBURSEMENT OF FREE PRIMARY EDUCATION FUNDS TO PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS’ ACCOUNTS 1 AND 2
The Government has released Kshs. 46.20 per child for Account 1 which has been deposited into the respective school’s accounts.
The utilization of the funds will be strictly as follows:
|SIMBA KSHS. 46.20||AMOUNT IN KSHS|
Kshs. 107.80 per child has been released into school Account 2.
|GPA KSHS. 107.80||AMOUNT IN KSHS|
|Support Staff Wages (SSW)||30.00|
|Renovation of Classroom, Buildings of Toilets, Repairs Maintenance and Improvement 9TMI) of Physical Facilities||15.00|
|Local Transport and Travelling (LT & T)||9.00|
|Electricity Water and Conservancy (EWC)||11.50|
|Environmental and Sanitation||8.00|
|Capacity Building and Meetings (BOM)||15.00|
|Science and Applied Technology||2.80|
|ICT Infrastructure Materials||2.5|
County Directors of Education should ensure that this information is availed to all public primary schools head teachers in their jurisdiction immediately to enable them to utilize the funds as outlined above.
Sub-County Directors of Education should receive acknowledgements from schools upon receipt of funds, prepare summaries of funds received by every school and forward the same to their respective CDEs who will in turn forward the same to the Director, Primary Education within 2 weeks.
SCDEs should also regularly monitor utilization of these funds in order to ensure strict adherence to the Ministry’s guidelines.
All Head teachers shall ensure that information on receipt of capitation grant is displayed on the school notice boards and the budget tabled and discussed in Board of Management (BOM) meetings.
Julius O. Jwan PhD, CBS