The top girl from Mandera who secured admission to join Alliance Girls High School may soon see her dreams come true after well-wishers responded positively to her school fees appeal.
Afifah Ahmed Sheikh is a 15-year old girl from Damasa Village was on the brink of losing her chance in the school because her parents could not raise the required fees when a leading Daily Nation highlighted her plight.
Well-wishers and Lafey MP Abdi Mude Ibrahim came forward to declare their interest in paying fees for the girl.
The MP pledged to pay fees for Afifah and other bright students from the constituency who had secured places in national schools.
Afifah scored 354 marks out of a possible 500 in the 2017 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam but was dejected after her parents were unable to raise the required money for her to join Form One.
Ms Sophia Wanderi, an alumnus of Alliance Girls High School offered to do shopping for the girl ahead of her admission.
The management of Bemuda Holdings in Nairobi, also promised to assist the girl meet part of her expenses.