Needy Students In Mavoko Receive Sh12.5 Million For Bursary

Needy students in Athi River of Mavoko Constituency have received bursary Cheque worth Sh12.5 million to help in offsetting their fees during these tough economic times. Mavoko Member of Parliament Patrick Makau while speaking during the bursary issuance at Athi River CDF chief’s office, said that it is important to cater for every needy child or orphan that needs fees to continue with education. Makau said that the only way to change a person is through education and to change a society then one must educate a group of people. ‘We are setting a gold standard of excellence for our young men and women and progressively transforming Mavoko Constituency,’ said Makau. Makau said they received CDF Bursary worth Sh45million for every constituency and Sh42million was used to cater for bursary and Sh3million to pay workers salary, water and electricity. He said around 17000 Mavoko needy students and orphans in high school, Tertiary and University will receive the said cheques.

Source: Kenya News Agency