The Challenge

The Safaricom Foundation in partnership with ZiziAfrique Foundation launched an Accelerated Learning Programme on 31st July, 2018 in Nanyangakippi Primary School in Kerio ward, Turkana County.

The Intervention

The programme is an evidence-based learning programme aimed at ensuring that children who need extra help and specialized instruction are equipped with basic skills in reading and mathematics. The programme uses learning at the right level approach to ensure children at various levels of education understand what is in their study level.

The pilot for the programme will be implemented in Turkana, Tana-River and Bungoma counties starting in the year 2018. The programme will be implemented in twenty schools in each county.

The Impact

The programme, which targets children between the ages of 9-12 years, will be seeking to achieve two main outcomes

  1. Ensure the children can read with basic understandings.
  2. Ensure the children can reason with numbers at their level of education.