Lamu County and The Aga Khan Foundation Lamu are set to partner in Early Childhood Education, Health and Youth Empowerment.
Following a consultative meeting held today in Lamu between Lamu County’s Deputy Governor Abdul Hakim Aboud and The Aga Khan Foundation’s Regional Head of Programme Innovations and Partnership Riaz Nathu, the two parties will be looking to expand the long-standing areas of collaboration.
According to Riaz, The Aga Khan Foundation has identified to support and strengthen modernization of tutorial methods in schools, parental guidance and functional health research to support the community.
While thanking The Aga Khan Foundation for years of philanthropic initiatives in Lamu Community, the Deputy Governor said the new partnership will usher in a new phase of scientific and innovation in the social pillar critical for growing the sector forward.
Reiterating, Education CECM Hon. Thairu welcomed the new development singling out the expansion and modernization of ECDE facilities, technical and vocational institutions as areas that stand to benefit in the partnership.
Aso in attendance were the CECM Health, CECM Finance and the Sub-national Team Leader for Foreign Commonwealth & Development Officer Ben Fisher.