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HELB, KCB Automate Payout of KShs. 8 Billion Students Kitty

High Education Loans Board (HELB) and KCB have today launched a Student Smart card aimed at improving efficiency in the loan disbursement scheme. This comes ahead of the June 2015 deadline to discard the use of Bank accounts to access the loans from the institution. 335 more words


No Loan Clearance, No Employment; HELB Warns Graduates

Kenyan jobseekers will soon require the Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) clearance to qualify for employment with private companies, proposed regulations aimed at reducing student loan defaults say. 729 more words



Sound the alarm! There is a fire raging on campus. Not just at Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University though I hear the fire brigade was dispatched to respond to an actual fire there – here’s hoping it got there in time to salvage something. 128 more words


The beauty of UoN politics

So , it is the beginning of the second semester and with it comes the politicking in and about campus. As expected, every political aspirant for the limited student leadership seats is busy turning every mishap in the administration and the government to their advantage. 880 more words


HELB disperses Ksh1.4b to university students

The Higher Education Loans Board has dispersed 1.4 billion shillings to first year students six months after they reported to public universities.

The amount is part of 6.8 billion shillings that has been allocated to new students in public universities. 62 more words

8 Sources of money for Kenya University Students

By:  Stephen Mbego

“A comrade wants to commit suicide, but a comrade does not have money to buy a rope” Babu Owino

As we press on with life’s journey so do expenses magnify and truth be confessed university students grapple to satisfy their needs by hunting for that extra coin.

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By Kiplagat E.

“So what we get drunk
So what we smoke weed
We’re just having fun
We don’t care who sees
So what we go out… 369 more words