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Wednesday, 13 September 2017 14:15

Nilinde Program distributed bursaries in Dandora and Komarock

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The HWWK Nilinde program distributed bursaries to caregivers in Dandora, Nairobi on 7th July, 2017. A total of 128 secondary school girls and 150 primary school girls received bursaries. Out of these, 23 girls from Dandora Secondary School received full year bursaries and a years' supply of sanitary towels. A total of ksh4,132,200 worth of burseries were distributed today at the auspicious event held at Dandora Primary School. The area Chief, Mr. Kingori, graced the occasion and handed over the bursaries to the caregivers. Staff of Dandora Primary School also attended the occasion and expressed their gratitude for the good work that is being done by HWWK and Plan International Kenya.

The HWWK Nilinde program also distributed bursaries worth over 2.1 million  to caregivers of 387 children in primary and secondary schools in Kayole area on 18th July, 2017. The District Education Officer, Lucy Ojoo was present to distribute the bursaries and asked for more partnerships to benefit needy children. The Representative of Kayole chief's office encouraged caregivers to be more deliberate in raising their children and to encourage them to get an education to secure their futures. The chair of the Quality Improvement Team, Mr. Paul Wanjohi encouraged the caregivers not to be over dependent on aid and to strive to grow economically independent to secure the future of their children.

 

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