Brief History of Mahoo Girls Secondary School
Mahoo Girls Secondary “The best girls school in Taita Taveta County” started on June 2009 with a population less than 16 girls and later around 50 students. Mr.Kanza Francis acting principal assisted by Mr. Mwachala and Lydia Were and administration – Mr. Makange
The compound was a bare ground with no trees, no fence and with four classes Eastern block current deans office as the principal’s office, Chairs and desks donated by KWS, CDF and KPA. The Laboratory block and Western blocks were at foundation level, dormitory under construction and the school purely day school.
Mama Mary the only cook, cooked lunch on the open enduring rains and hot sun. Towards the end of the year TSC posted a principal Mrs. Grace Lesilale. With a strong prefect body under the leadership of Emily Wanjiku the head girl up to 2012, discipline and high moral standards enhanced. The code of conduct still a guiding principle to the girls till today. Follow us on Facebook for details
In the year 2010 four more teachers from TSC and the completion of dormitory in 2012 and became a full boarding by third term. With no electricity, hurricanes and gas lumps came in handy. The students walked to Timbila boys to do their practical’s which also assisted the school with most text books as we had none.
Completion of Mahoo girls secondary school buildings together with the western block, administration block and the teacher’s quarters by the year 2012. Students now do practical’s from the school’s laboratories initially designed to be classrooms, school fence and gate constructed. In 2017 a new principal deployed. Development including modern kitchen, a hall, additional toilets, teacher’s quarters, CCTV camera, WIFI- connectivity, white boards in classes, computers by courtesy of Ministry of Education achieved by the school in the recent years.