Businessman Polycarp Wandabusi Rescues A University Student, Pays Entire 1st Year Fees


A renowned Bungoma businessman Polycarp Wandabusi has rescued a youth who was likely to miss joining a university of his choice.

The youth who schooled at Friend’s school Pongola secondary in West Nalondo ward is set to join Presbyterian University of East Africa.

Victor Simiyu Juma scored. C+ in last year’s KCSE examination, only two students managed to get university grades at the learning institution.

“I received the message about a needy boy who is supposed to join his dream university but was about to miss out due to lack of finances,” he stated.

Wandabusi pointed out that he values education and as a leader he wouldn’t wish to see the youth miss out on such an opportunity.

“I have cleared his first year fees and will still come in handy in case of any problem, the family can’t afford to educate him and I took upon myself to help where possible,” he said.

The youth comes from Pongola village, West Nalondo ward, Kabuchai constituency has struggled all along in all education and was very much determined.

“I come from a humble family which is unable to raise funds to enable me join the university and pursue Journalism and mass communication which is his dream career, I laud Wandabusi for coming to my aid,” said the student.

Juma attributed his love for journalism from veteran journalists working in different media houses.

“I have loved being a scribe, I know I am talented and if given a chance to train as one, I will appreciate a lot, am grateful to all people who have stood with me financially and pieces of advice,” he said.

The school principal Edward Wafula described the beneficiary as a hard working student who if motivated and helped financially will a big person in future.

“Despite coming from a humble family, Juma is a determined student who will act as a role model to other students in this country, let’s support him,” he said.

The Principal noted that he allowed the student’s mother to be fetching water for the school use and used the proceeds for paying school fees for her son.

His mother Eunice Juma, a single mother of five described how she used to fetch water that helped her educate her son and his other siblings in high school.

“I am very happy with Hon.Wandabusi for clearing my son’s first year university fees, his kind gesture is what should be emulated, he has really saved him,” she said.


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