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Alex is the second born child in a family of five. His eldest sister dropped out of school due to lack of money for school fees. Alex used to finish his household chores before sunset to utilize the light of the day to finish his homework since he lacked an oil lamp. His room for studying was the kitchen and in many times he would light a fire to complete his assignments. Although he didn't always have money to pay for the primary school fees his teacher knew he was bright and allowed Alex to remain in school. All these challenges did not pull Alex down but he worked hard and emerged the best in his school for KCPEE results.

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Total $500
  • Tuition
    $275
  • Food And Boarding
    $200
  • Activities
    $25

Alex's Funding history

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2018 Form 2
2017 Form 1

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I'm happy to inform you that we have break for long term holiday.I have been working hard to improve my grade.Thank you for your support.Merry X-mas and Happy new year.
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I'm happy to inform you that we have left school for August holiday I promise to do my level best during the holiday.Thank you.
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