Kenyan Billionaire Chris Kirubi’s firm Centum Investments will open its first international school in Runda in September 2018.
The Sabis International School is set to provide students with a top-quality education that prepares them to meet the challenges of a changing world.
Centum partnered with Beirut based Sabis Education Network which has a network of schools in 16 countries including the US, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates.
The schools hold a total student population of 70,000 and heavily impacts students with technology.
“It’s a world-class school built on twenty acres of land it’s going to have sports facilities, state of the art classrooms filled with technology. It’s quite an exciting project…the flagship project in sub-Saharan Africa,” said Africa Crest Education (ACE) Chairman Carl Bistany.
Africa Crest Education Holdings (ACE) is owned by InvestBridge Capital Limited (IBC), and Centum Investment Company and it recently got a Sh2 billion investment deal from the Dubai Investments PJSC, one of the largest public, joint stock companies listed on the Dubai Financial Market.
2000 students are expected to admitted at the campus, which is currently under construction and will be drawn from both the local and international communities.
The official school launch and a parent open day is set to be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Two Rivers Mall.
The students are expected to chalk up Sh600,000 per year.
SABIS® International School – Runda is opening in September 2018. Watch the video for a Campus Overview pic.twitter.com/or8cOKaISv
— SABIS International School ─ Runda (@SABIS_Runda) January 12, 2018
Centum also announced plans to launch 20 educational centers across Africa in partnership with Sabis.
“We are planning to open seven other schools in Kenya, Uganda, Morocco, we are planning smaller schools that will sit on five-acre pieces of land in Kenya soon,” revealed Mark Desario Board Director of ACE.