Children from Dandora Primary show their bursaries
The Nilinde Project 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.
Nilinde Project Caregiver (right) shakes Kayole District Education Officer Lucy Ojoo's hand as she receives her child's bursary
*The Nilinde Project helps promote family focused support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) through addressing household economic vulnerability, empowering caregivers to make investments to improve the health and well-being of OVC, facilitating access to essential services, and strengthening community-level OVC monitoring and support systems. The project is funded by USAID through Plan International.