Voi Girls Education Centre is located in Tanzania Bondeni Settlement scheme in Kaloleni Ward Voi Sub-County. It opened its doors in February, 2013 with 23 girls as a day school, 15 girls pleaded to board and a boarding section was started in a classroom. Soon the school enrollment grew to 200 girls.
The first principal was Mary Mwasaru who spearheaded the school from 2013 until 2015. Her successor Shalleth Njoroge joined the school in 2016 and stayed for one (1) year. She was succeeded by Anne Kigo in 2017 and stayed for two (2) years. She was succeeded by Elfrida Mkombola in 2018 and currently in charge.
The school CBE is 28. There are 18 Teacher Service Commission (TSC) teachers and 3 Board of Management (BOM) employees. The non-teaching staff are 20 dedicated young men and women. The school has an operational Board of Management and a Parents Teachers Association.
It is fully registered as a day/boarding girls school. The boarding section has a capacity of 261 girls and day 340. The current enrolment is 601 girls. The school had the first group of girls (171) sit Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) in 2016. Posting a mean of 2.4 in the Matiangi’s era. (No mean feat). With two girls getting direct entry to the university. In 2017, 97 girls sat for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and posted a mean of 2.4639 an upward rise of 0.0195. The third group 129 girls sit for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and posted a mean of 2.7734 an upward rise of 0. 3095.Currently we have registered 109 girls who will sit for Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education a group which the school has hopes that it will post a good mean compared with the last year. The target is 5.0 or above.
The school offers 8-4-4 curriculum run by very effective departments and committed teachers. Currently, the school is going digital with instructed given digitally through internet, overhead projectors and use of computers. The school offers a balanced diet which includes breakfast, lunch and super. The school has been actively involved in athletics, ballgames, music and drama bagging many accolades.
The girls also take part in cleaning the environment especially the slum area of Tanzania as part of social responsibility. The future for Voi Girls Education Centre is very bright being the only girls school in Voi Town. We are hoping to produce young ladies of substance and tomorrow’s leaders. For Voi Girls Education Centre the BEST is yet to come. Our aim is to make Voi Girls the place to be especially for the girl child.
GO Voi Girls GO! GO! GO!