Human Capital investment in the form of education is an essential tool for sustainable development. It is recognised the world over as a universal human right and a prerequisite for economic growth, human development and pverty reduction. It enables the population to make informed decisions about its economic, social and political well-being. 

 

Unavailability of teaching materials ans essential infrastructure, especially in marginilized rural areas is a challenge. In primary schools, for English and Mathematics are 3:1 and 6:1 respectively, and the challenge prevails at secondary school. The pupil to text book  ratio is however worse in rural schools. The high proportions of children without Early Childwood Development (ECD), school dropouts especially for girls at higher levels and low pass ratesare a cause for concern.