A young secondary school girl going by the name Mellam Njeri Njuguna was on Wednesday captured along the streets of Nairobi begging for assistance to help her pay her school fees. Mellan with her bag and uniform took her plea to the streets with a poster written "Please Help Me with School Fees" with the hope that Kenyan well wishers would come through to her rescue.
Mellan Njeri, a form two student aged fifteen years was spotted in city streets begging for school fees. The girl studies at Kihumbu-ini secondary school. She had been sent home for school fees but her mother could not afford the required money. That is why Mellan decided to look for help from well-wishers.
Fifteen years old Mellan Njeri went back to school after well wishers came to her rescue. Mellan's picture went viral online after she was spotted along Kenyatta avenue streets in Nairobi, pleading to Kenyans to help her pay her school fees. She had been sent home with a fee balance of approximately thirty thousand which her mother could not afford to pay.