Meru Governor H.E. Kiraitu Murungi has this morning met and issued Cheques of school fees to beneficiaries of Kiraitu Murungi Foundation, Caroline Kendi, Dennis Munene and Kimathi Morris. The Foundation which is a family organization was established in 2004 and is funded by family, friends, and well-wishers. It offers full scholarship top two(female and male) students in the County to pursue an education in national schools.
The Foundation also fully supports education for bright and needy learners and has established a boarding school, Njogune Public Boarding Primary School which emerged the second-best public Primary School in the KCPE last year. Governor Kiraitu said the school was established to accommodate the large number of needy and deserving cases the Foundation was receiving, and there was a need to give them a conducive environment to pursue their primary education in order to produce top performers, professionals and improve education standards in the County.
The Foundation’s Executive Director First Lady Madam Priscilla Murungi, congratulated Dennis Munene who scored 412 marks from Mulathankari Primary School, North Imenti and is joining Murang’ a High School, and Caroline Kendi from Kanondone Primary in Buuri Sub County who scored 399 marks and will be joining Lugulu Girls High School in Western Kenya. Morris Kimathi, a Form 4 student and total orphan who has been under the Foundation’s sponsorship at Ontulili Secondary School also received fees worth Sh40,000.
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