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By Pili Chimerah

Nakuru PS

State Department for Correctional Services Principal Secretary Hon. Safina Kwekwe (in head scarf) being shown around Nakuru Girls Probation Hostel. Photo: Pili Chimerah

The State Department for Correctional Services Principal Secretary Hon. Safina Kwekwe visited the Nakuru Girls Probation Hostel and encouraged the girls to be role models once they are reintegrated into society.

The Nakuru hostel at the moment accommodates young offenders from the age of 13-22 years for a period not exceeding one year and an extension is given upon a court order.

There are six probation hostels in the country which are :-

  • Shanzu Boys Probation Hostel in Mombasa which accommodates juveniles below 17 years of age
  • Nairobi Probation Hostel for males who are 17 years and above
  • Kimumu Junior Boys Probation Hostel in Eldoret for males under 17 years
  • Kimumu Senior Boys Probation Hostel in Eldoret for males who are 17 years and above
  • Siaya Probation Hostel for females with special needs both girls and women
  • Nakuru Girls Probation Hostels for females

Read more: PS VISIT TO NAKURU GIRLS PROBATION HOSTEL

By Pili Chimerah

All correctional facilities around the country conduct formal and vocational training.

This helps them in their reformation in that when they are reintegrated in society, they can be even better through education and what they have gained.

Visiting Thika Main and Women prisons on 19th October 2022,

The State Department for Correctional Services Director of Education and Vocational Training Coordination Unit, Dr. Margaret Mutuma encouraged more inmates to enroll in the studies as she addressed them.

Read more: MORE INMATES ENCOURAGED TO ENROLL IN FORMAL AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

By Joy Ann Kariuki

The PS Correctional Hon. Safina Kwekwe (in blue and head scarf) accompanied by partners and other officers on a visit to

Langáta Women Prison. Photo: Raphael Turunga

The PS Correctional Hon. Safina Kwekwe (in blue and head scarf) accompanied by other officers on a visit to

Langáta Women Prison. Photo: Raphael Turunga

The Principal Secretary, State Department for Correctional Services Hon. Safina Kwekwe visited Langata women’s Prison and Nairobi West Prison 11th October 2022.

During her visit, she gave words of encouragement to inmates adding that they should take advantage of the skills they are learning in the prisons and use their passion to achieve the best.

Read more: PRINCIPAL SECRETARY GIVES WORDS OF ENCOURAGEMENT TO INMATES AT LANGÁTA WOMEN AND NAIROBI WEST...

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