, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 23 – Top Kenya Certificate of Primary Education student Goldalyn Kakuya a pupil with albinism who emerged top after scoring 455 marks out of 500 will get full sponsorship from the M-PESA Academy.
Nominated Senator Isaac Mwaura, the National Coordinator of the Albinism Society of Kenya, said that he had approached the M-PESA Foundation Academy who promised to fully sponsor Kakuya’s education journey.
“As Albinism Society we will support this girl up to the end, there are many partners who are willing to come on board and help this girl achieve her dreams, one of them is M-PESA Foundation Academy which has promised to support her education fully, “said Mwaura.
Mwaura said that the girl has made them proud as he presented a cheque of Sh100,000 to Kakuya’s parents.
Kakuya on her part thanked all those that supported her through her primary education encouraging those with disabilities not to give up.
“Am really thankful to all those who supported me through this journey but don’t just celebrate me let’s celebrate Albinism and embrace people with disabilities to help them achieve their dreams, “said Kakuya.
Kakuya and her family have also been offered a five-day holiday by Bonfire Adventures Company to celebrate the success.
This year’s KCPE examinations have been described as the most credible with no cases of cheating and exam leakages.
The pupils who sat for the exams are set to know the secondary schools they will join next year by December 12.