Deplorable learning conditions in Mangororo pri. sch. exposes depth of negligence

The deplorable learning conditions in Mangororo primary school in Ganze constituency, Kilifi County has exposed the depth of negligence on most of the learning institutions in the country.

Worse still, was the knee-jerk response that has followed after a photo of pupils sitting on concrete blocks in a flooded classroom went viral.

The pupils are now looking forward to a better learning environment thanks to the donations from well-wishers.

A photo of pupils at Mangororo Primary School in Ganze constituency, Kilifi County, seated on blocks in a mud-walled waterlogged classroom that went viral catapulted the school into national limelight literally.

And in what many would agree is a story of sheer determination and hope, for years, these pupils have been learning under these structures.

Dilapidated mud-walled classrooms that would pass as an animal shed.

So are the pupils determined and thirsty for knowledge that the poor learning infrastructure does not worry them, not for now.

With school desks becoming a tall order here, the school has turned to concrete blocks.

But a sudden downpour Wednesday last week that lasted for few minutes left the entire structure flooded.

Marongoro Primary School headteacher Gertrude Nyambu said the situation at the school required urgent intervention.

But the future of the school seems bright literally after well-wishers came in with donations.

Construction of new classrooms has begun. The latest donations coming from Malindi Member of Parliament Aisha Jumwa.

The legislators gave out 50 desks and promised to give out 100 bags of cement, 300 iron sheets and 50 other desks to the school. The school has only two permanent buildings


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