mr.wolfgang whatt you are saying is very true, its good to know that someone out there is checking up! problem is the only thing that the kenyan goverment is emphasising is children to go to school if not the parent is to be persecuted! is this logical considering the fact that people in the eastern and north eastern region are the most hit in turns of drought and famine?? that means no food no water! is there a chance for a 5yr old child to abandon their parents who are already old and sickly to fend for them or will the child take responsibility and cater for the folks?that means looking for food and water and if possible the money that can be found! which most of the times comes from or in terms of donor grants. should these people continue to live on hopes of donor funds and grants or should the government do something to create a way as you have said in terms of industrial and or vocational knowledge to help the people in the arid regions devise and come up with sustainable and viable ideas to help them fend for their lives?
the government has neglected these regions for whatever reasons that have been brought up all along such as the fact that the north eastern regions are habited by muslim oriented people,
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Can Wolfgang tell us how many Primary school or secondary drop outs are absorbed in any economy…including is native Germany. The truth is basic education in any poor country is not sufficient to boost the human capital. Tertiary education which most african governments including Kenya provided for free and at high quality was abolished because of the institution which the auther works for. As a result cost sharing in public universities denied poor Kenyans access. Infact the proposal of how to make tertiary education financially sustainable came from the World Bank. The results? look at what we have….heavly commercialised public institutions with half baked graduates that you cant even employ. Which divindeds are we talking about here?