Insurance brokerage and risk management firm, Minet Kenya has established a scholarship fund to provide financial support to deserving needy students though their secondary and tertiary e*******n.
The Minet educational fund, managed by Nairobi Chapel Church run Logos Scholarship programme, will cater for the full tuition fees for exemplary primary school graduates to pursue their secondary and university/tertiary e*******n.
“As a company, supporting e*******n is one of the key pillars of our corporate social responsibility and we believe that through this programme we will be able to provide the beneficiaries with a holistic e*******n and impart them with the right skills, values and mindset aimed at making them responsible and accountable citizens of this country,” said Minet Kenya Chief Executive Officer Sammy Muthui.
Mr. Muthui was speaking at a breakfast meeting organized jointly by Minet Kenya and Nairobi Chapel to pray for the first 10 beneficiaries of the Minet Kenya Scholarship Fund who were selected into the programme four years ago and who will be sitting for their 2018 Kenya Certificate of Secondary E*******n (KCSE) examinations.
Speaking at the event, Nairobi Chapel Pastor Nick Korir said the beneficiaries will be trained not only on academics, but also on other aspects like leadership, interpersonal skills, mentorship, communication and general ethics.
“We are grateful to Minet Kenya for coming to the aid of some of our bright students who might have difficulty in meeting their financial needs. We look forward to working together in promoting this collaboration so as to benefit more students in the future.”
Besides e*******n, Minet Kenya supports 30 children at the Cerebral Society of Kenya and 30 young adults and children at the Ongata Rongai Special Home Care &Training Centre.
It is also supporting 22 football teams both boys and girls from diverse communities through its Futsal League aimed at exposing young people and tapping talents. It is also supports a community rugby tournament, COMRAS as part of its youth development programme.
“Our focus on e*******n, health care and building sustainable communities is aimed at making a lasting and measurable impact in our world,” said Mr. Muthui.