Kenya: Parents struggle to get birth certificates

Published: 5/Apr/2018
Source: The Star (Nairobi)


Many parents in Northeastern are struggling to get birth certificates needed to register pupils in the National Education Information System. That’s a requirement to enter school. Haki na Sheria representative Bare Kerrow yesterday said many pupils are yet to apply for the certificate and it takes time to process them. He said there are few service providers in Northeastern. A birth certificate is required for pupils’ data to be captured in the National Education Information System.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Birth Registration
Regions: East Africa, Kenya
Year: 2018