About 11,000 learners from three wards of Saboti constituency benefitted in a 2019/20 bursary disbursement in the first phase overseen by officials from the area MP Caleb Amisi’s office.
The first batch of beneficiaries from secondary and tertiary institutions, drawn from Matisi, Tuwan and Machewa wards, were issued with cheques in readiness for the resumption of studies.
MP Amisi said: “The exercise targets all deserving needy students across the constituency who were identified through a scrutiny exercise conducted by the relevant committee”
The legislator said beneficiaries from Kinyoro and Saboti wards will also be issued with their cheques emphasizing his desire to ensure all learners in his constituency have access to quality education.
“I know what it means to lack school fees since I am a beneficiary of bursary. Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today,” said Mr. Amisi.
The disbursement breakdown
Machewa Ward-Over 3,000 learner’s in secondary and tertiary institutions received their cheques at Mwitha, Chemichemi,Machewa Primary and Lukhome Secondary Schools.
Matisi Ward-Over 4,000 beneficiaries received their cheques at Soil Conservation Secondary, Rafiki Secondary, St. Joseph’s Primary, Matisi High School and Grassland Secondary Schools.
Tuwan Ward-Over 4,000 learners in secondary and tertiary institutions received their cheques at Kitale Vocational Training Centre, Tuwan Chief’s Camp, Mitume Chief’s Camp, Mitume Chief’s Camp and Benam Chief’s Camp.
On June 15, 2020 the legislator issued bursary Cheques to some 127 needy students who were selected by communities across the constituency.