A student in US has raised Ksh 1.5M for Kenyan school to bid school bus. Through her Instagram page, She collected the amount for the school to buy the bus which will be used to transport pupils to and from the school especially those coming from far places.
The high school studen in US who is identified as Tesia Shibilski reached out to her parents and friends to collect the money for the school. Good samaritan also participated in the process.
Through the campaign,Kijana Educational Empowerment Initiative which seeks to seeks to boost the education in the area. The school is located in Vihiga county. The Initiative was founded by her childhood mother who was once a social studies teacher.
More than 25 schools have collaborated to make the Initiative successful. The bus which 51 seater was publicised in an Instagram post and by that they had already made a deposit. The bus will replace the current 14 seater that has been there for a while. They will babe the new bus 'Mary Fields Courage Bus'.
Tesia encourages her peers to do emulate her and do something passionate to help the needy people in the society.