Over the years, several students from across all the 290 Constituency struggle to manually apply for bursaries; moving from one office to the other for verification.
However, this will be a thing of the past for thousands of students from South Mugirango Constituency.
Applicants will only now be required to log in to an online platform, fill in their details and submit the document for verification and eventual award of funds for successful applicants.
The physical filling of bursary documents happens in almost 90 per cent of constituencies across the country.
Announcing the upgrade, area MP Silvanus Osoro says there is no need for a student to travel from Mombasa to Kisii and even from other far areas to pick and fill a government document.
“The students will only be meeting in different places for networking and connections to potential employers. We are also in the process of creating a Curriculum Vitae portal to allow our graduates to link with potential employers for attachment and employment purposes.”
Osoro is among the youngest MPs in the current parliament. He prides in having put up better schools’ infrastructure and establishing an open and transparent system of managing CDF in the last three years.
The first time MP has been vocal on issues development in his constituency and has been calling on the government to consider increasing the amount of CDF allocated to highly populated areas.