Education is important in Kenya. Parents and (even
distant) relatives are willing to sacrifice a lot to educate their
children. Sometimes the last cow is sold to pay school fees. For many
education is beyond their possibilities.
Secondary education does not guarantee a job. However, lack of proper
education is an almost certain guarantee, that the few jobs available
will go to someone else.
Eliud completed primary school in November 2004 with excellent results.
He was the best of his school. No wonder he was invited to the best
secondary school of Nyanza province. Unfortunately there is no one to
pay for his school fees. He sent his request for help to Outreach
Who is willing to sponsor (a teenager like) Eliud through secondary
education? We need € 25,-- per month, for a period of four years. This
provides for fees, and food (most secondary schools in Kenya are
boarding schools), and for exams in his last year.
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