Baringocountygovernmentdisburses Khs24 Million Bursary
Baringo county government disbursed bursary cheque worth Sh24 Million for University and Tertiary students
Baringo County Governor H.E Stanley Kiptis presided over the disbursement of Ksh24,239,333 bursary funds which is set to benefit 1908 vocational & tertiary where by each student gets Ksh.30,000 and 723 university students selected competitively across the county.
H.E Kiptis stated that the funds will go a long way in helping students from needy backgrounds access quality education and complete their studies without any hindrance.
The governor added that skilled manpower is important in the current world and that youth should enroll in the vocational and tertiary collages in order to attain the skills required, as white color jobs are limited in the market. “I urge the youth of this county to utilize the resources we have to enroll in the technical and vocational collages so as to achieve the skills required in the market.” Said Kiptis.
The County Boss, accompanied by his Deputy H.E Jacob Chepkwony and County leaders promised that in the near future, his administration will upscale the kitty from the current Ksh60 million to more Ksh100 million to accommodate more beneficiaries.
H.E Governor Stanley Kiptis presenting a dummy cheque worth Ksh24 million for university and tertiary students.
“I want to urge Ward level committees to consider total and partial orphans and those with disabilities so that we greatly assist them,’’ he directed.
CEC for Education, Sports, Gender, Culture and Social services Clement Lomaringoria encouraged the youth to enroll in technical institutions since the government finances 60 percent of their tuition fees while HELB supplements the rest which includes a stipend in order to achieve technical skills which are highly useful in today’s job market.