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Kenya : STRATHMORE UNIVERSITY latest to put scholarship and loan fund under HELB's management

August 22, 2014

Strathmore University is the latest to put its scholarship and loan fund under the Higher Education Loans Board(HELB)'s management.

Helb CEO Charles Ringera has inked a similar Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Nation Media Group, Kenyatta University, Housing Finance Cooperation of Kenya, Nyamira County, Naivasha Constituency, Tindiret Constituency and I&M Bank.

The CEO said: "I am gratified for the support that Strathmore University is providing to enable students to achieve their dreams. Partnerships with other universities in the management of their student financing programmes creates a true Students National Higher Financing Revolving Fund."

He added that the partnerships will go a long way to lower the burden of tuition fees for poor students in Strathmore University and other institutions of higher education.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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