Three South Rift MPs disburse KSh186 million to needy students

Ainamoi MP Ambassador Benjamin Langat presiding over the launch of KSh60 million NG-CDF bursary

Ainamoi Member of Parliament Ambassador Benjamin Langat has put in place strict regulations to be adhered to by various NG-CDF committees in the ward level so as to avoid pitfalls that resulted in unfairness distribution of bursary to students.

“This year we have put in place strict regulations on the management of these funds in an effort to avoid mistakes and instances of needy students being left out,” he added.

While speaking at Motobo Secondary School, when he released the largest ever NG-CDF donation of KSh60 million which was intended to benefit all students undertaking studies in secondary schools, colleges and universities drawn from the six sub counties of the constituency.

At the same time, a total of 1,365 students in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions will be eligible to benefit while another1, 387 university students will get a share.


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Langat said, “Today we are proud to launch the highest amount of NG-CDF of KSh 60 million which will benefit over 10,000 students in Ainamoi Constituency. This year, all students in day schools will get an equitable share of the fund.

Meanwhile, Belgut MP Nelson Koech disbursed a total of KSh50 million to benefit learners in Belgut Constituency.

The MP praised bursary committee members starting from the ward level to the constituency level saying they had done a wonderful job.

The chief guest during the function held at Chepkoton Secondary, Kericho Senator Aron Cheruiyot asked students to study hard and utilize the funds allocated to the fullest. He also commissioned a multi-purpose hall fully funded by the Belgut NG-CDF.

“I challenge our parents in the area to invest wisely in the future of their children through education which should be pursued to fruitful conclusion, “he urged.

In Bureti, the area MP Kibet Komingoi presided in the disbursement of KSh76.5 million which he said will go along way in assisting students especially those from needy backgrounds.

By Benedicto Ngetich

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