Support your schools, alumni told


Migori unty director of education Mr. Jacob Onyiego has asked old students to keep in touch with their former schools and give them due support.

Onyiego said former schools made shining citizens what they are thus have the responsibility to keep in touch with them and also participate in their development programmes. 

He as speaking in Kanyawanga high school when alumni association presented fees and personal effects to Richard Ochieng (a form one student) who earlier reported for admission with only reem of plan papers.

The ministry official later commended the board and management of Kanyawanga for registering steady growth in academics, discipline and physical infrastructure.

Kanyawanga Alumni Association (KAA) secretary general Mr. Donald Okong’o Ouko asked for more government assistance to enable the institution improve on its infrastructure and general staff welfare.

Okong’o said the plight of Ochieng reached them and were able to move with speed to help him achieve his dream of joining form one in Kanyawanga.

School’s principal Jacob Mbogo said the alumni annually supports his students t a tune on Ksh. 1M saying this always motivates their activities.

He thanked them for unending support to the institution saying ore projects are yet to kick-off courtesy of alumni. 

Ochieng’s mother Pamela Atieno said she was stranded and could ot afford anything to assist his son join Kanyawanga.

Atieno said the son is among the siblings who dropped out of school immediately after class eight because of lack of fees.

She thanked the school old boys for supporting the boy praying that his dream of becoming a magistrate will come to pass.