Ololomei Primary School

Facts about Ololomei

  • Location

    • Mara North Conservancy near Elephant Pepper Camp
  • Population

    • 448 children, 227 boys 221 girls
  • Infrastructure

    • 4 permanent classrooms
    • 5 semi-permanent classrooms
    • 2 blocks of toilets
    • 3 teachers’ houses
    • Solar power system in 4 classrooms
  • Teachers

    • 16 teachers – 6  employed by the government and 10 by school committees

Meet the children

Achievements

  • Wildlife Warrior Program

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

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

    • Book shelves worth $430
    • 50 school desks
  • Other Items

    • 400 pairs of shoes and socks
    • 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
    • $1,000 for water tank
    • $2,500 for 50 desks
    • $50,000 for constructing 5 classrooms
  • Other needs

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