Kenya Secondary Schools Heads Association (KESSHA) in the Western Region has lauded Equity Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. James Mwangi, Elimu scholarship, and Bungoma County Government leadership for supporting needy and bright students in Bungoma County.
Speaking to the press during the official launch of the 4th cohort of Wangamati’s Scholarship at Nzoia Guest House, Western Kessha Chairman, Bikala Situma, said that the scholarships have allowed bright and needy students in Bungoma to get a chance to attend the best schools in the Country.
Bikila added that the scholarship program will make sure that the Country gets professionals in all kinds of fields and in every location in this country.
“This program is noble as it gives students chances to study in schools of their choices,” he said.
Bikala asked school heads who will receive the beneficiaries to work closely with the government to make sure that the students get all the necessary help and avoid sending them back home.
Kibabii Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ipara Odeo, said that at Kibabii University they have endowment funds of Sh. 10 million to cater for needy students who join the institution.
He lauded Equity Group CEO for demystifying banking and coming up with scholarship programs to help needy students.
He asked scholarship beneficiaries not to take scholarship for granted and work hard in school to produce the best results, he also urged parents to remain close to their children and guide them accordingly.