Students from Nyamira County meant to join form one have received fully paid scholarships courtesy of the Kenya Commercial Bank’s (KCB) bursary dubbed KCB Foundation. With this support, the students will pursue secondary education for the four years.
With the sponsorship, Jared Mogaka Morara and Samwel Omae, all from kitutu Masaba, will join Kisii School and Lenana School respectively while Haron Getakwa from West Mugirango will join Kapsabet Boys as Immaculate Kemunto from Nyamira North joins Sironga Girls.
Under the special needs category, the bank sponsored Naom Mabera from West Mugirango and Brian Momanyi from Borabu to join Kibos Special School for their secondary school.
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“Finally your dreams have been achieved and as you proceed to Secondary school work very hard. This is the opportunity God has given you. Be obedient to your teachers, parents, guardians and the community at large.
As a county Government, we are very happy that KCB Foundation has identified persons with disabilities amongst their beneficiaries,” said Ms Gladys Momanyi, the County Executive Committee Member (CECM) in charge of Education and vocational training, in a statement read by Rachel Okong’o, the director in charge of Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE).
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She noted that under the leadership of his Excellency the Governor, the County government has already disbursed monetary resources to needy students across the 20 wards and that the county government shall continue to support young and needy cases that need financial support to pursue education.
The Nyamira KCB branch acting Manager Madam Trusillah Mong’are was indeed happy to announce the awarding of the scholarship to the beneficiaries at a combined cost of Ksh Ksh.545, 631 for the first year.
“Subsequent disbursement will be made as they progress through their four years of secondary school. The scholarship will cater for full school fees, stationary and uniform for the students throughout their four years of studies.
Your studies should be your priority, as worries over school fees have been taken care of by the KCB Foundation,” added Ms Mong’are.
The event was attended by Mr.Peter Nyabera (Administrator, department of Education and Vocation Training), Mr. Patrice Nyangau Township Administrator and KCB Staff.
Source NYAMIRA COUNTY COMMUNICATION TEAM