Uasin Gishu County is an equal opportunity employer and observes equity in resource distribution.
This is according to the Chief Officer in charge of sports and youth affairs Ms. Eunice Kerich who represented the Governor in awarding a scholarship to Phenice Kipruto, a boy who benefited from a four year Co-operative Bank scholarship through the Governor’s initiative.
Phenice a bright but needy from Cheptapach, Megun ward scored 389 marks in the last years KCPE and was called to join Chewoiyet National school.
The boy attracted the Governor’s eye when well wishers posted his plea in the social media as her mother is a casual worker and couldn’t raise his fees.
While speaking, the chief officer noted the County’s commitment in uplifting the youth across the County, where she urged them to enroll to vacational training institutions across the county noting that they offer hands on skills which is a good employer.