Strategic Objective 1

A Literate and Informed Target Community


Education is a major sector according to Turkana County Integrated Development Plan 2013 – 2017. With a population of about 1,427,792 people (2017 KPHC estimates) growing at 6.4% per annum, and over 727,787 children, pupils and students needing early childhood development centers (186, 243), primary school (392,351) and secondary school (149, 193), a lot still needs to be done. There are 682 ECDCs with an enrolment of 101, 094 pupils; 338 primary schools with an enrolment of about 100,000 pupils; and 33 secondary schools with an enrolment of 4,501. A lot needs to be done.