NOTES OF A
MEETING BETWEEN GILL MARSHALL-ANDREWS AND MADOGO TRUSTEES IN MWINGI 26
Chair of BOG), Rosaniah ( TAS liaison teacher), Halima ( teacher on TAS
committee) Robert Maina ( Principal)
Stephen Kameti KWS/TAS co-rdinator, Gill Marshall-Andrews TAS secretary.
Garissa warden arrived towards the end of the meeting.
discussed at length. Gill and Stephen
have spent a day with the Banking Fraud Investigation Unit of the Central Bank
sifting through emails and making statements.
They have also sat with Caroline Makena at Chase Bank who also received
a false email. Kim has also been to the
investigating officer with her computer as she has received fraudulent emails.
has progressed to window level. Pictures
were presented. The contractor has
received 300,000 Kes but the value of his work to date is 600,000Kes. Gill agreed to discuss the matter with TAS
trustees with a view to sending a further 300,000Kes to enable the contractor
to pay his suppliers and workers.
has 65 computers but no IT teacher. The
last time they advertised there were no applicants. TAS pays for overtime for the IT technician
but he is not able to meet the needs.
School will pursue recruitment of a suitable teacher.
schools are now to become single sex.
There is a new girls school in Mororo a few kilometres away. This will inevitably lead to Madogo becoming
a boys school. In fact this is reflected
in the Class 1 enrollment which is 125 of whom only 30 are girls.
The level of
unpaid fees has become a tremendous problem for the school. Students may not be
excluded for non-payment and now leavers certificates may not be withheld until
arrears have been paid. There is now no
real sanction for those who do not pay.
continue to encroach onto school land.
TAS paid for a surveyor to delineate the land and there are beacons in
place but they are small. The school
wants to erect pillars along the boundary line.
The matter will be discussed with the MP.
held a very successful residential catch-up programme for Forms 3 and 4 in
April. This was funded by TAS. The
school would like to do more of this next year.
meeting will be in January 2015 by which time it is hoped that the library will