Kevin Omondi Opiyo
Kevin is currently in form 3 at Kamnara Secondary School where his performance is impressive despite obvious challenges that he faces in life.
Kevin is orphaned.
Kevin Omondi Opiyo is 18 years of age living with the uncle in Aila village Abom North Sakwa. He was born to Joel Apiyo and Esther Awuor who are both deceased. Other siblings include 21 year old Denis Otieno and 14 year old Catherine Atieno.
The uncle is a peasant farmer using most of his produce for food.
Kevin’s uncle is not stable financially and has a number of dependents some of them in secondary school. This fact makes it extremely difficult for Kevin to obtain any help from the uncle. The uncle is a peasant farmer but uses most of the produce for food. Given unpredictable weather patterns, farmers in this region have suffered huge losses as a result of decline in agricultural produce and most families don’t even have enough to eat.
Kevin is bright.
Kevin is extremely hard working. He has an impressive academic record at Kamnara Primary School but extreme difficulties in life have seen him drop in school. He is on and off school for fees but his academic potential still shows. He is currently in form 3 at Kamnara Secondary School where his performance is impressive despite obvious challenges that he faces in life.
For 184 USD annually Kevin has a chance to be in school.
It costs Kenya shillings 18810 annually to support him. Considering the huge arrears that he has, he will need a three year support to be through with secondary education.