It was a moment of reprieve for needy students in Kimilili constituency as the area Mp disbursed CDF bursary funds.
During the disbursement that mostly targeted high school students and those in institutions of higher learning area Mp Didmus Barasa disbursed Sh16 million from the kitty.
“Our sole purpose as the leadership of Kimilili Constituency is to improve our education system and ensure every child is able to access quality education,” he said.
The legislator added, “Today, I disbursed bursary cheques to different schools and colleges for students within Kimilili Constituency,”.
He pointed out that so far Sh8 million has been set aside from the kitty to benefit needy students who would be joining form one in June.
“We want to give all students equal opportunities, no student should miss joining high school because of his or her poor background, we will ensure all of them access education,” said Barasa.
He stated that before the issuance of the bursaries, they ensured that the process was thorough and rigorous; Conducted by a very professional team that observed the tenets of transparency and honesty.
Among the beneficiary schools are St.Lukes Kimilili boys, Chesamisi high school, Moi Girls Kamusinga.
Friends School Kamusinga, Kibabii University, Masinde Muliro University among other schools and colleges.
“Quality education is invaluable investment we endeavor to bequeath to our future generations,” said Barasa.