The JKF Elimu Scholarship program supports students, not only through payment of school fees, pocket money, transport and provision of basic items, but also through mentorship and leadership development programs.

The inaugural leadership program for the Elimu Scholarship students, the 'JKF Achievers' Summit' was held throughout all the 47 Counties during this long holiday starting from Monday, 20th November throughout the week. It was attended by different players from the education sector including the Ministry of Education officials/representatives, County and sub-county Education Directors and various school heads from KEPSHA.

Wajir County

A mentorship session in West Pokot County

The Summit’s aim is to ensure that our children are taught various life and leadership skills from our team of experts, to strengthen their character and prepare them to be leaders of tomorrow.

The Nairobi County Summit was hosted by the JKF CEO, Mr. David Mwaniki who also spoke to the students and planted trees in commemoration of the day. He also spoke about the new mandate that JKF is undertaking with the Ministry of Education, ensuring that no child is left behind on matters education through scholarships to all needy but bright students all over the country. This year, JKF is undertaking 3,000 students under the Elimu Scholarship Program for the Ministry of Education in collaboration with GPE and the World Bank.

Nairobi County

             JKF MD, Mr. David Mwaniki (Middle) at the Mentorship Venue with students from Nairobi County



The JKF Scholarship Programme is an educational fund set up by The Jomo Kenyatta Foundation (JKF) to assist bright but needy students in public secondary schools in Kenya. Started in 1968, the Programme has to date

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