Moi University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology will assemble and program mobile devices which will be used during the census.
The two institutions were selected because they also participated in the digital literacy program for the assembly of the tablets for primary schools.
“This has led to the creation of many jobs for the youth in the assembly and the programming of these gadgets,” the Director General of the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, Zachary Mwangi said.
The mobile devices will facilitate the digital storage of data during the census on their servers. This will be the first time KNBS will conduct paperless census.