About the Fund
Education is the first step to break the cycle of poverty not only for the children but their families, communities and the country at large.
In Kenya, transition of students to secondary schools and their retention is largely dependent on their families’ ability to pay the required levies charged to meet the shortfall in funding by the government. Most of Kenyan families are poor and cannot afford the ever rising levies, as a result there is continuing high dropout rates leaving only a few to proceed to tertiary schools. And thus the poverty circle continues.
AICS Education Fund was set up in 2014 to offer partial scholarships to children from poor families to complete their secondary school education. It is financed from 10% of annual income from consultancy services provided by AICS associates and contributions from philanthropic individuals and institutions. It is provided as a one-off support to individual students on merit basis.
Current Request for support
I am Agnes Kuvuna Tsuma from Mbuyuni secondary school in Machokos County. I am in form two. I scored a grad of C- and I was position ten (10). I hereby take this opportunity to write for you this letter to inform you that I have finish one month at home because of school fees. I am asking for help from you to provide me money (at least Kshs.20,000 or USD. 200 for this year) or the scholarship to fill because my parents are not able to pay for me school fees thank you for considering me may God bless you.
Since its inception, the EduFund has supported 45 children, some every year. This is 20% percent of all received applications.
Many applications are received but only a few go through due to limited availability of funds. We would like to partner with as many people/organizations as possible to support the children to finish their secondary education and have a bright future.
You can do this by either channeling your funds to AICS EduFund or adopt a child and send funds to their school every year.For further details, kindly contact us through email@example.com.
A word from our beneficiaries
“I really thank God for people like you (AICS). I live with my single parent (mother) who does food hawking for survival. This cannot cater for few for both my sister and I. AICS two years support has now enabled me to complete my secondary school education in November 2017”
David, 17 years old