rot1It is so sad that children in schools among the marginalized communities sit on each other’s laps in overcrowded classrooms with no furniture, lack of seats and desk makes pupils place exercise books on their laps to write; while others pupils must endure sitting on the dirty floor. Pupils sit three or four on a desk meant for two making it difficult to concentrate and perform well. The desk pupil ratio in Kenyan schools as still stands at 1:8.

ThisClassroom Desk project aims to educationally equip public Schools with Desks, Seats, Pens, Text and Exercise Books; in efforts to increase accessibility and availability of formal basic education among the marginalized communities in Kenya; and enhances school attendance, improve academic performance, decimate school dropout rates and reduce the escalating rate of early marriages among the girl-child.