Kanyawanga high school alumni today paid one year full fees to a student whose parents were unable to raise fees required to secure the chance he was offered at Kanyawanga high school.
The bright needy student was still stuck at home in Awendo sub County as parents were not able to raise fees and other requirements for his form one admission, he was expected to join form one early last month.
The student at one time walked to Kanyawanga high school 20 kilometer away from ancestral home to plead with the administration to give his parents more time as they struggled to source funds to educate him.
The Principal Secretary upon learning the boy’s parents were not unable to raise fees pleaded with the administration to admit the boy as to organize a fundraising to support the boy, John Otieno Odhiambo, the third born in a family of six.
His father, Benrad Odhiambo Odero thanked the school administration and old boys for coming to his son rescue saying the Almighty should reward former students for supporting education of needy students in secondary schools saying last year the old boys association supported 100 bright students to secure chances in schools they were offered admission.
Donald Ogallo Ouko (Chairman) who represented old boys association during the official ceremony at the school pledged support to other bright needy students to acquire quality process that will enable them attract global recognition and called on learned people in the villages to scoff part of their earning to support bright learners whose parents cannot afford fees required to achieve their set goals.
The Old boys appealed to learned and prominent leaders in Nyanza to assist so that bright students from the region are not denied the chance of pursuing quality education in well-established learning institutions and compete favorably on competitive courses that will earn them employment consideration globally.
They said, Nyanza lost education glory will be reclaimed if leaders teamed up to assist bright needy learners in school they have been offered admission and should also shun divisive matters and concentrate energies on education and other economic activities to raise living standards of local citizens.
Some bright learners who are stuck in the villages should be identified for support as the nation relies upon them for future guidance and leadership.
The School’s Principal Jacob Mbogo hailed old boys for considering welfare of local residents coming to their aid at the time of need and paying fees for vulnerable learners in secondary schools.
He thanked them for funding the construction of modern science laboratories in Kanyawanga and appealed to the community to emulate and also shun activities denying their children the opportunity of teaming up to support development activities in the region..
Silver Dean Company also promised to consider cheeping in and supporting bright needy students.
He promised to support forces formed to prioritize matters of education in the areas of jurisdictions where vulnerable learners are struggling to undergo the learning process.
By LTN Reporter.