County government of kirinyaga has launch the disbursement of Ksh. 110 million bursaries to need students in Secondary schools and Universities. Speaking will launching the intiative, kirinyaga county governor Ms Anne Waiguru said that the about 40,000 students who were identified following vetting process will get money between 10/1/2021 and 19/1/2021.
The county assembly of kirinyaga appreciated governor Waiguru for coming up with highest ever bursary program in the history of the county. This is good news to many needy students whom their parents had been struggling to make ends meet as well as paying school fees for their children.
This comes barely two weeks after schools were reopened after ten months break occasioned by Covid-19 pandemic. They reopened under strict adherence to covid-19 safety guidelines such as wearing of face mask, sanitizing and regular hand wash with clean running water. The move by kirinyaga county government should also be emulated by other county to cushion parents whom their children are in need.
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