Camara Education Kenya and the County Government of Makueni signed a new Memorandum of Understanding at a meeting presided over by Makueni County Deputy Governor Lucy Mulili and attended by Camara Country Director Biniam Yayehyirad, County Executive Committee Member for ICT, Education and Internship Elizabeth Muli, Camara Kenya Technical and Communication Officer James Jira, and other representatives of the county Government of Makueni.
The key objective of this collaboration is to increase access and opportunities through ICT for as many individuals within Makueni County as possible and specifically:
- Increased access and digital literacy for students and community members in Makueni County, both in and out of school;
- Increased capacity of teachers and school leaders within Makueni County to incorporate ICT into teaching and learning;
- Increased capacity of staff working in Makueni County’s Department of ICT, Education and Internship to use ICT in their roles;
- Increased opportunity for students to develop technology-based skills and understanding of STEM subjects through ICT clubs;
- Increased learner motivation and engagement by supporting inclusive education;
- Technical support and guidance to ensure ICT equipment can be fully utilized and beneﬁted from;
- Provision for e-waste management so that all end-of-life equipment is appropriately disposed of; and
- Strengthened relationship and partnership between CKE and Makueni County for the overall beneﬁt of Citizenry within the County.
Under our previous agreement, in Partnership with Dell Technologies, Camara Education in Kenya has provided support to 15 secondary schools, 3 technical training institutes, and an innovation centre in Makueni County.