Students have all to be happy at the course of this week after, HELB revealed that they have received money from the National Treasury meant for the upkeep and tuition fees for the students.
The Higher Education Loan Board (HELB) is a board that offers loans to university and college students to helb them either pay school fees or for the upkeep purposes.
The higher education loan board on Sunday closed the application of the loan for the first time application and Subsequent loans after being open for the long time.This has taken longer time than before which has led to the suffering of many people who normally depend on the helb money as the upkeep money and fee money.Visting the Facebook official page of the Helb many students have not yet been given money by the Helb, different batches such as 3128 haven't received cash in their bank accounts and according
University students can now jubilate after Higher Education Loan Board have made an announcement on their facebook page promising to pay them before 18th March which will be on Thursday.
The Higher Education Loan Board (HELB) is a board set aside by the government to offer loans to students in universities and collages countrywide. It has made the following announcement on it's official twitter page: Firstly it urges all the students who successfully completed their education to set aside some cash to repay their loans, it wouldn't hurt to sacrifice some cash during the festive season since all in all the students will have to pay the loan allocated at the end. secondly, it urges students who
Most University learners rely on Higher Education Loan Board (HELB) to cater for their school fees. This is because the fees is in huge amounts compared to other institutions of learning like colleges, secondary schools and primary schools. These learners get the fees as loan which they pay later after the completion of their education. This boosts both learners and parents alot because not every parent is able to provide the required amount of money in the universities. Last month,HELB announced that it shall
The government as well as the ministry of education have greatly been beleaguered due to their mooted plan of increasing school fees for the government sponsored students in private and public universities. Now the idea seem set to be actualized after a parliamentary committee concerning education made agreement with various institutions management to gradually raise the fee. The National Assembly Committee of Education argued out that the 16,000sh fee has not been altered from 1989 despite rise in cost for
Since the first case of Covid-19 was reported in the country, learning institutions were closed in order to curb the spread of Covid-19 in schools. This has led to higher learning institutions look for alternative ways to teach the students without physical contact, Something which led them to emphasize on long distance learning. In order for long distance learning to take place, learners are required to have laptops and internet connection. This means students will be forced to dig deeper to their pockets to
It has been a very hard moment for various students in different Universities.especially those who come from a very humble background.many students have been struggling to pay their fees ,due to delay of Higher Education Loan Board to Disburse their funds.
Most University and TVET students across the country have not received their 2020/2021 first time and sebsequent loans. The reason behind this is only known to the Higher Education Loan Board. Most students have lost patience and going to the extent of visiting HELB offices personally. Some air their grievances through their Portals and social media platforms. The impatience among students is mainly due to the fact that some lack laptops, phones or smartphones necessary for online classes. HELB today made a
On Wednesday December 2, 2021 Members of Parliament on National Assembly Education Committee , Vice Chancellors and other university stakeholders , Higher Education Loan Board , the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Agency , Education Ministry held a high profile meeting on discussion on issue of increase of varsity fees among other proposals. Vice Chancellors want fees increased from Sh.16000 to Sh.48000 as a result of dwindling financial weight and funding gap in universities, a plan which
Higher Education Loan Board is a foundation that supports students from a poor background with the aim of giving them money to facilitate their studies. There are requirements which one needs to have to apply for the loan. The following are the requirements. FOR AN APPLICANT National ID Card Copies of the parent’s national ID Cards/death certificate where a parent is dead An admission letter and KCSE result slip/certificate One recent colored passport size photograph of the applicant. Valid email Postal code
Ministry of education is one of the ministries in the country which are undergoing tough moments since the arrival of covid 19 in the country. There are so many changes done in this ministry since then. Some of them includes closure of learning institutions and also changing of the academic calendar. Usually, the government with the ministry of education regulates school fees for the public schools in Kenya. This helps the government to make sure that schools are charging relatively uniform school fees for the
The Higher education Loan Board(HELB) has extended first-time undergraduate loan application to the 31st day of March 2021, contrary to the initial deadline of 31st Jan 2021, undergraduate students in government and private universities who missed this opportunity can now apply, the update is on the board's social media page(Facebook)and its website. To apply the following are the requirements I. A copy of the applicants national identity card II. Copies
The Star Media group has delivered good news to all University students from the Higher Education Loan Board amid Covid-19 pandemic. The news will be a sign of relief to all University students. According to the Star,The Higher Education Loan Board is seeking to provide 60,000 laptops to the new government- sponsored students in order to help them learn from online classes. The emphasis of long distance learning came the first case of Covid-19 was reported in the country, something which led to the closure of
Student leaders across Kenyan Universities have called upon all their fellow students to join them tomorrow monday on 7th December for a peaceful demonstration over the fees Increment and HELB cut issues. The University students who had given the government an ultimatum of 2 days to respond to the issue affecting them will tomorrow match into streets to demand for their rights. According to the memo issue to all University students, students in Nairobi shall meet at the Uhuru Park garden at exactly 8am. On the
The Higher Education Loan Board is an institution that was set aside to help varsities and collages students acquire loan to cater for their higher education across the country. The loan is to be refunded upon completion of studies and acquiring a job. The Higher Education Loan Board made an announcement on their official page on twitter. "We are almost there people! One more payment for 2020 and you are that much closer to completing your HELB loan repayment obligations! Mkiplan for sherehe don’t forget to
Following the latest report from the National Treasury On 3rd December, 2020 ,the university education in kenya is good to be so expensive moreso to students from humble background. According to the proposal captured by the Daily Nation the government through the National Treasury advised the University Vice Chancellors to rise the current tuition fees from Sh 16,000 to sh 48,000 per year for government sponsored Students. This move has come at the wrong period when parents are struggling at least to satisfy
The month began badly according to university comrades. This was as a result of the proposed increments of school fees which is planned to take effect as early as January 2021. Moreover Higher Education Loan Board slashed their allocation from Kenya shillings 45,000 to 37,000. With no jobs in Kenya, this means a good number university students will drop school, killing their dreams. This will cause illiteracy level to increase, with no jobs or school crime rate to increase as the drop out are exposed to crime
The photo above shows the Higher Education Loan Board (HELB) logo. The Higher Education Loan Board (HELB) CEO Charles Ringera has said that the board shall not accept the current loan repayment proposal as stipulated by the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI).The current report in the country states that all graduates should be able to repay their HELD loans after a grace period of four years.This has not been barked up by the HELB stakeholders as the CEO opposed it saying that it shall disadvantage the current