Students receive scholarships courtesy of NG-CDF

Over 150 bright students in Khwisero sub county over the weekend benefited from full scholarship programme courtesy of the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF).

Area MP Christopher Aseka said the fifth cohort of 160 beneficiaries included 79 girls and 81 boys who were set to join various secondary schools.

“The fifth cohort is set to join over 700 beneficiaries currently in Forms 2 to 4 in Mwihila Boys High School, Holy Cross Emalindi Girls, Khwisero Girls and Eshibinga Sec School,” he added.

The legislator said Khwisero NG-CDF is also sponsoring 54 needy students admitted to National schools in 2022 on full scholarship.

Aseka pointed out that the programme is set to improve academic performance and the development of the schools by supporting underprivileged students in the constituency.

In KCSE 2021 exams, Mwihila High School and Emalindi Girls School realized 102 and 70 direct university entries respectively comprising of the first cohort of Khwisero NG-CDF Full Scholarship beneficiaries.

“We have strived to offer bursaries to deserving students despite the high number of applicants. We will continue to increase the amount to cater for more students,” he said.

The MP was speaking in his constituency while offering cheques to various successful students and called on the students to work hard to achieve their dreams.



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