New Vision (Kampala)

6 November 2006

Uganda: Govt Schools to Miss U.S.E. Funds

Kampala — AT least 90 government-aided-schools have been left out of the Universal Post Primary Education and Training programme which starts next year.

The schools, the majority of them A' Level boarding include up-grade schools.

Francis Lubanga, the education ministry permanent Secretary, recently said financial constraints dictated that disadvantaged schools from poor rural communities initially benefit from the programme.

The programme does not cater for boarding costs although special consideration shall be given to boarding schools in the turbulent north, Karamoja region and Kalangala district.

The other selection criteria is that the schools should not be charging over sh75,000 per term.

Under the scheme government shall pay a consolidated grant of sh7m per term per beneficiary schools in addition to a capitation of sh29,420 per student per term.

The capitation for business, technical and vocational training institutions shall be sh68,720 per student.

The schools are as follows.

Aduku s.s

Arua Public s.s

St. Joseph's Coll. Ombaci

Muni Girls s.s

Ediofe Girls s.s

Maracha s.s

Ombatini s.s

Bweranyangi Girls s.s

St. Kagwa Bushenyi H.S

Kyeizooba Girls s.s

Kyeibare Girls s.s.s

Nganwa H.S

Sacred Heart s.s Mushanga

Masheruka s.s

Bukedi College Kachonga

Sir Samuel Baker

Gulu High s.s

Sacred Heart Girls Gulu

St. Joseph Layibi

Duhaga s.s

Sir Tito Winyi s.s

Kibubura Girls' s.s

Bukoyo s.s

Iganga s.s

Aisha Girls' s.s

Busoga College Mwiiri

Mujibhai Madvani Coll. Wairaka

Kiira College Butiki

Wanyange Girls s.s

Jinja College

Kigezi College Butobere

Hornby H.S Sec

Kigezi High School

St. Mary's Coll. Rushoroza

St. Paul Bukinda

Nyakasura s.s

St. Leo's College Kyegobe

Kyebambe Girl's s.s

Budini s.s

Kawempe Muslim s.s

Makerere College School

Kibuli s.s.s

St. Peter's Nsambya s.s

Kyambogo College School

Nabisunsa Girls School

Mengo s.s

Lubiri s.s

Busoga High School

Sebei College Tegeres

Gamatui Girls s.s

Namagabi s.s

St. M. Kalemba s.s. Nazigo

Kitgum High School

Ngora High School

Comboni College Lira

Dr. Obote College Boro

Lango College

Luweero s.s

Ndejje s.s

St. Henry's College Kitovu

Kako S.S.

Kabalega s.s

Nabumali High School

Nkoma s.s

Mbarara High School

Ntare School

Mary Hill High School

Bulo Parents s.s.s

Gombe s.s

Kibibi s.s

St. Balikuddembe, Mital Maria

Namilyango College

Mt. St. Mary's Namagunga

St. Aloysius College Nyapea

Muntuyera High School

Bugwere High School

Kamonkoli College

Christ the King s.s Kalisizo B

Immaculate Heart Nyakibale

Makobore H.S. Kinyasano

Kinyansano Girls High Schoo

Teso College Aloet

St. Peter's College Tororo

Tororo Girls' School

Manjasi High School

St. Mary's College Kisubi

King's College Budo

Trinity College Nabbingo

Gayaza High School

Our Lady of Good Counsel

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