KAUWI DAY SECONDARY SCHOOL
CATEGORY : MIXED DAY SECONDARY SCHOOL
DATE THE SCHOOL BEGAN : JANUARY 2006
SPONSOR : AFRICAN INLAND CHURCH
BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SCHOOL
The school was started in 2006 through the effort of the local community. The local leaders were responding to the felt need of increased accessibility and affordability of secondary Education. The Land where the school stands was donated by the local primary school – Kauwi Primary School. A total of 10 hectares were set aside for the development of a day secondary school. The local leaders led by the area Councilor Daniel Kitulo, Senior Chief Antony Muange Wambua, a veteran Educationist Mr. Geoffrey Maingi and the then Head teacher of Kauwi Primary School Late Christine Mawia Kivalason approached the then Area member of Parliament Hon. Nyiva Mwendwa through the constituency Development Committee for partnership in Developing the school. The CDF Committee under took to provide the physical infrastructure while the community was to provide the required land, Sand and Ballast. The then District water Engineer – Eng. Ndisya connected the school to Masinga Water Pipeline for free.
The first batch of form one students were admitted in February 2006 and housed at Kauwi Primary School. Meanwhile the CDF Committee began construction work at the school site. An administration block and four classrooms were constructed up to the roof by the time the term of the committee and that of the MP. Expired.
The first government Teachers Service Commission Principal –Mr. Mua Erastus Nzia was posted to the school in October 2007 and the school shifted from the Primary School to its own ground.
The First Board of Governors body was inaugurated on 24th April 2008 and Mr. John Mitau Nzine took over as the Chairman of the B.O.G. Through the B.O.G stewardship and a dedicated work force of teachers the school has made a tremendous development up to date.