YOUNG MUSLIM ASSOCIATION & GARISSA MUSLIM CHILDREN'S HOME
YOUNG MUSLIM ACADEMY
YOUNG MUSLIM ACADEMY (YOUNG MUSLIM PRIMARY SCHOOL),
is an eight-year course that offers the government syllabus of
At the end of the eight years, students sit for Kenya Certificate of
Primary Education. This examination serves as a key stepping stone to
Secondary and post secondary education.
This school was started in 1978 and held its first examination in 1981.
Apart from the center children, the school offers learning opportunities
to more than 400 other children of both sexes who attend as day students.
The aim of opening up the school to non-orphans is to provide
educational opportunities to the hundreds of children within the
neighborhood and also to give the orphans social interaction whereby
they rub shoulders and sit side by side with the children of the rich
and the high in the society. In this way they get integrated and enjoy
The Association has put up this school in order to give
the children wholesome education that combines both secular and
As a result of this foundation many orphans have completed
their primary education at the center and thereafter proceeded on
to secondary and post secondary levels.
Consequently many have been enrolled into professions such as
teaching, medicine and agriculture e.t.c.