Tag: Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)


HELB Extends 100% Penalty Waiver

The waiver dubbed 'Kamilisha Malipo ya Helb' was originally slated to run from 1st March 2022 to 30th April 2022.

HELB Opposes Bid to Protect Jobless Graduates from Hefty Fines

The proposals by Igembe South MP Paul Mwirigi would see beneficiaries of the student loans protected from paying fines until they secure employment. At present, beneficiaries are required to start paying the loans one year after graduation.

Safaricom Launches App to Help Students Spend HELB Loans Responsibly

The service will be accessible via USSD or a mobile app, and is expected to serve a wide range of purposes. Notably, the solution is designed to promote responsible spending of student loans by locking in funds for specific allocations, such as tuition or library fees.

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