Through the sponsorship of Tristar and AFAL two street children who defied the odds to excel in last years Kenya Certificate of primary education are now in secondary school.
This is as a result of a partnership between Tristar and Majimaji Trust fund.
David Ochieng and Mark Vincent who scored 380 and 338 marks respectively are the first students to benefit from Tristar initiative to promote education in the country.
Speaking to Mark one of the street boys,he says that they have been collecting garbage since class seven to pay for their fees and buy books
Through the sponsorship David is in Maseno high school and Mark is in Randa boys high school.
Speaking to the chairman of Majimaji Trust fund and MD of Ghetto radio Julius Owino says that he saw the story of the street boys in the newspapers and through his initiative Majimaji Trust fund he started seeking help for the boys and that’s when Tristar and AFAL partnered with him to take the boys to high school.
“They are the only students sponsored by the initiative because the initiative is starting but as we move on we will seek the needy children and expand the initiative.” he said