Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Improving Education In Sisenye,bunyala,busia County

In a country where universities education is the stepping stone for better life quality grades at both primary and secondary become very crucial as they enable you find a good secondary school or university school.However for many years quality of results in exams in Bunyala has continued to deteriorate resulting in a lot of wastage.It's from the above that i started a proper Sisenye education standard improvement proper in 2007 to aiming other subjects.Through seminars workshop evaluation tests and prize giving days we have managed to cause great impact on education standards in Mundere base schools in all seven primary schools.We have reduced the rates of early pregnancies and marriages among girls,raised top mark for girls from 286(2007)to 360(2010)KCPE,raised quality grades increasing number of candidates with 300 marks and above from 14 (2007) to 51 (2010)conducted annual prize giving day to motivate teachers and learners.These quality grades has enabled many learners to find good schools which will generate them good result and opportunities.


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  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Sisenye, Busia, Kenya
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