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A Boy Who Opted Selling mandazi Inorder To Raise Fees, Has Joined Form One After Getting Sponsorship

Form Ones students across the country from different parts of the country arrived for admission to various secondary schools across the country.

A Samburu boy who had opted to sell of Mandazi in Maralal to raise school fees has joined Form One after well-wishers offered to help him.

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Mike Edong Ekope has joined Nyahururu Boys High School after Kenyans raised about ksh 200,000 for his education following the publication of his story on social media platforms.

Edong, aged 13 years, sat the 2021 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education KCPE exam but was unable to join Form One due to lack of school fees, which led him to start baking and selling mandazi in the streets of Maralal.

Edong scored 367 marks from Maralal DEB Primary School and was one of the top out of 301 candidates in the school. He was called to join Nyahururu Boys High School in Laikipia county.

Well-wishers from different parts of the country and abroad were inspired by the boy's story and thirst for education and they contacted him to find out how they could help him though his former primary school.

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Kenya Certificate of Primary Education Mandazi Maralal DEB Mike Edong Ekope Nyahururu Boys High School

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