Kaimosi Friends Primary School

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Coordinates: 0°07′37″N 34°50′47″E / 0.126818°N 34.846464°E / 0.126818; 34.846464 Kaimosi Friends Primary School, is the oldest formal school in Kenya. The primary school is located in Kaimosi in the Western Province.

History and operations[edit]

The school was established in 1903 as the Friends Africa Industrial Mission by the Quaker missionaries of the United States of America, who left South Africa to spread Quaker mission activities in East Africa.

In 1904, the school became known as the Kaimosi Friends Elementary School and diversified learning programs to include reading, writing, carpentry and dressmaking.

The school caters to both day and boarding students.

See also[edit]


  1. [dead link] "Kaimosi Hospital". Retrieved 2011-02-21. 
  2. "Quakers and Peace in Africa" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-02-21. 
  3. "Return to Kaimsi Primary School/Education in Kenya". Retrieved 2011-02-21.