§ 89. Mrs. Castle
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the average monthly wage of agricultural workers in the Kiambu area of Kenya; what are the school fees per month for African education; and what penalties are imposed upon parents for non-payment of fees.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
On European farms the average monthly wage of male labourers is 62 shillings 50 cents. Those working for African farmers are paid at a daily rate of from 1 shilling 30 cents to 2 shillings.27W
A table showing the various school fees payable in Kiambu is shown below. No penalties are imposed for non-payment of fees and full or partial remission may be granted in individual cases of need.
The annual fees for tuition and books in Kiambu are as follow:
PRIMARY EDUCATION Kiambu District except Ndeiya and Karai locations Sh. 30 Ndeiya and Karai locations Sh. 6 INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION Tuition and books Sh. 60 Board Sh. 100
SECONDARY EDUCATION Boys Girls Tuition and boarding fees (combined) Sh. 250 Sh. 200