74 pupils who sat for this years KCPE have benefitted from the Equity Bank wings to fly programme to facilitate their secondary education.
The program will cater for school fees shopping, and pocket money among other necessary expenses.
The exercise took place at the Sironga Girls Secondary school on Wednesday in Nyamira County.
The needy but bright learners come from across the five sub-counties in Nyamira.
Equity Bank Nyamira Branch Manager Robert Abere urged the pupils to work hard for them to be successful and helpful in society.
“As a bank, we have always given education a priority and that is why we are helping these needy and bright students so that they can enrich their future,” Abere said in his address.
Leaders who were at the function include, Special programmes advisor James Gesami, County Secretary James Ntabo, Education CEC Harrison Momanyi, youth CEC Dr Grace Nyamongo among others
Nyamira County education CEC Harrison Momanyi thanked the Equity bank and said the county government will ensure it makes effort to help other students who are needy in society.
Advisor on special programmes in terms county James Gesami who represented governor Amos Nyaribo said the county is committed to ensuring no child is left out but all access education through the special educational support programmes in the county.
“We will also be giving our support to the needy learners through the County education support programme soon. All we need is to have all children in school,” Gesami said.
By Darlington Mose