Kachiuru Primary School

Facts about Kachiuru

  • Location

    • Shaba National Reserve near midway between Elsa’s Kopje & Joy’s Camp
  • Population

    • 182 children, 109 boys 73 girls
  • Infrastructure

    • 2 permanent classrooms
    • 6 semi-permanent classrooms
    • 2 blocks of toilets
    • Solar power system in 1 classroom
  • Teachers

    • 7 teachers – 2 employed by the government and 5 by school committees

Meet the children

Achievements

  • Wildlife Warrior Program

    • 6 scholars under the Wildlife Warrior Program
    • 9 Wildlife Warrior activities
    • 2 Game Drives for winners of the Wildlife Warrior Competitions
  • School Supplies

    • Text Books worth over $3,000
    • Thousands of school stationery items
  • Infrastructure

    • Toilet block worth $2,000
  • Other Items

    • Complete football kits for 2 teams
    • Over 20 footballs and volleyballs

Current needs

  • Wildlife Warrior Scholarship

    • $4,400 to include 2 more scholars in the scholarship program
    • $600 to fund the annual scholars’ retreat
  • Infrastructure

    • $500 for guttering system
    • $2,500 for 50 desks
    • $3,000 for constructing a girls dormitory
    • $50,000 for constructing 5 classrooms
  • Other needs

    • School stationery
    • Balls – footballs, volleyballs, and netballs
    • School textbooks