Philanthropist in Kakamega North keeps hope alive for needy students

Zakaria Mulamula, philanthropist who is assisting learners in Kakamega North Sub-county in Kakamega County. Photo by Andanje Wakhungu

Parents of South Kabras Ward in Kakamega North Sub-county have every reason to smile after a young upcoming philanthropist stepped forward to assist vulnerable learners.

The well-wisher Zacharia Mulamula has taken over the education of over 50 learners from primary, secondary to college level where he assist in fee payment among other school necessities.

At the same time, he is also involved in ensuring that school learners have uniforms with his latest gesture being extended at Mahira Primary where he purchased new unfirms and foodstuffs for the needy learners and later hosted them to a ceremony to incorporate them with the other learners.

His passion for education has also seen him extend his helping hand to special needs units where he has donated food stuffs to Shamberere and Chombeli primary schools with intentions to spread the gesture to other school extreme needs.

Speaking to the press on phone during the Mahira bull fighting ceremony, the certified public accountant with vast professional experience in the audit and accounting industry stated that he was giving back to society since he also underwent the same challenges when growing up hence he needs to uplift and give hope to the young ones that with education all is possible.


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“We are committed to assist where possible and the more resources available, the higher number of beneficiaries we will bring on board and since we are the role models we should portray good morals that will also inspire them to assist the next coming generation and that is the spirit to go”

He said he was looking forward in not only conserving the culture and heritage of their forefathers but create a platform where the new generation can be able to learn, identify and associate themselves with a certain community.

“We have been having bull fighting occasions in several locations where the winners will participate in the finals come December and this is besides our Mulamula tournament we are also nurturing talent considering that the new syllabus, Competency Based Curriculum (CBC) tapping and with the hard economic times where employment has become elusive, there is need for the young people to embrace sports as it one of the highest paying careers globally.

The philanthropist personal assistant Barnabas Makanga added that the Mulamula initiative was also targeting feeding widows with school going children where they distribute foodstuffs to the homesteads so that the pupils can have a meal in the evening and be able to wake up and go to school with a full stomach.

“Our son has put in place proper curtailed timetable that we are keenly following to ensure the community and our immediate neighbours have something to smile about and we will continue with this implementation to reach as many households as possible. “

By Andanje Wakhungu

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