The Anglican Church of Kenya Nandi county Branch is set to facilitate education for teenage girls who dropped out of school due to teenage pregnancies during the period of Covid-19 which prompted closure of learning institutions.
Speaking during the launch of the scholarships at ACK St Barnabas church, the Kapsabet diocese Bishop Dr Paul Korir said they sat as a church and deliberated on how to assist such drop outs therefore is set to take them back to school to pick from where they left in order to achieve their dreams.
“We saw it good as a church to come up with the initiative to save the school drop outs and enable them pursue their future dreams,” revealed Bishop Korir
The church has also been sponsoring very needy and vulnerable students to pursue their dreams as a way of giving back to the society in different ways.
Korir said that the church has also planned to support financially a total of forty five widows across Nandi County who their businesses were seriously affected by Covid-19 pandemic to start off again so as to help them transform their lives.
The Bishop urged other sponsors and well wishers to join the church in accomplishing this noble work through their support adding that politicians should also do the same citing that giving back to the society is a noble course that requires concerted efforts from all the players.