Enkisuma is a Maasai word meaning Education. Everyone worldwide has a right to education. In 2000, world leaders agreed on the Millennium goals, one of which was to achieve universal primary education.
Target 2.A, was to ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, would be able to complete a full course of primary schooling. Now, at the start of 2015, 90% of primary aged children are in school, but there is still a shortfall of 58 million aged from 5 to 11 who for a variety of reasons are unable to attend school.
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Schooling in Kenya is not free. Families who live a pastoral existence, living off the barren land are often unable to afford school fees. In many rural areas, schools are set up and funded privately by parents or churches, recruiting and paying for their own teachers. These schools typically have little or no resources. Buildings are made usually of corrugated tin or exist under a tree. To find out how to