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About

Nelson is the last born child in a family of 10 children; two brothers and 7 sisters. His parents are peasant farmers with no means of supporting a big family and most important providing education. All his elder siblings were not able to get a good education. In 2015 Nelson sat for his KCPE exam and scored 361 marks and was the second top student at his school. Nelson wants to follow a different path from his elder siblings and make a career in his life. He believes that education is the key to success and he hopes to gain secondary education and study hard to become a mechanical engineer in the future.

Where your donation goes

Total $500
  • Boarding
    $208
  • Activities
    $0
  • Activity Fee
    $0
  • Boarding & Food
    $0
  • Medical
    $0
  • Activity Fee
    $0
  • Tuition
    $100
  • Books And Supplies
    $100
  • Other
    $12
  • Boarding Fees And Food
    $0
  • Food And Boarding
    $0
  • Uniform
    $80
  • School Fees
    $0
  • Caution Money
    $0

Nelson's Funding history

Year Grade Receipt Status
2019 Form 4
2018 Form 3
2017 Form 2
2016 Form 1

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Hello friends,
Its my hope that you fine. The first half of the first term has been good. Now am at home for my mid-term break which will last for almost a week.I hereby thank you for your support unto my education.I am also really working hard in my studies to attain my target. May Almighty bless you all.
Nelson,
Hi friends,
The third term has has been so good and now it has come to an end. I am at home now for my December holiday which lasts about two months. While at home i will help my parents farming as it is the rain onset season. I will also spare some time to do revision in my studies so as to attain my target. I am also grateful for your generous support unto my education. May Almighty bless you abundantly.
Nelson.
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