Budget 2023-2024: How Health, Education ministries fared


The Education sector has been allotted a total of Sh628.6 billion.

Of this, Sh12.5 billion has been set aside for Free Primary Education (FPE) and Sh65.4 billion for the Free Day Secondary Schools including insurance under the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF).

Sh25.5 billion will cater for Junior Secondary School (JSS) capitation while Sh5 billion will go towrds examination fee waiver.

At the same time, Sh4.8 billion will be used for the recruitment of 20,000 intern teachers and Sh1 billion for the promotion of teachers.

Another Sh1.3 billion will go towards training teachers on the Competence Based Curriculum (CBC) and Sh400 million for the Digital literacy program and ICT integration in secondary schools.

The government has also proposed a further Sh4.9 billion for the school feeding program and Sh940 million provision of sanitary towels.