The Centre for Urban Research and Innovation visited Tchundwa Primary School, Lamu County on 15th March 2015. CURI toured the school and had a meeting with the deputy headmaster to discuss matters pertaining to the school’s performance and their needs. It was highlighted that as much as the school’s performance has improved over the past year the school is short of material and equipment and is also in need of rehabilitation. The Centre’s members then got an opportunity to interact with the Class 7 Pupils of Tchundwa Primary School. Members gave motivational speeches to guide the pupils on what they will need to do in order to be high achievers
CURI promised to further engage the school in order to improve its standards. Among the first activities was the supplying of writing material to the STD 7 class and an award to the most improved pupil this academic year. The pupil that will improve with 60+ marks will be awarded return air ticket to Malindi during the school holidays.
CURI will continue to collaborate with the school so as to promote education at all levels. With the on-going developments in Lamu County such as the LAPSSET project, the Coal Fired Power Plant and other devolution activities to begin creating a strong foundation for the future drivers of development.