A student who did his KCPE exam last year and scored 350 marks from a school in Laikipia North is yet to join secondary school after failing to raise the required fees.
Ibrahim Lotian Lokuruka who hails from Segera Gate village completed his schooling at Uaso Nyiro Primary school and received an admission letter from Ndururumo high school but his mother who is single could not raise the money to pay his fee and cater for his basic necessities.
Lotian who has now clocked 19 years has now been doing manual jobs in the area and in flower farms to try and raise the money but in vain as payments can only cater for the families basic needs.
Speaking to during our visit at their home, the boy said it was not his first time to sit for KCPE since he first did it in 2004 where he scored 290 marks.
The same problem of lack of fees did not deter him from wanting to do better and he decided instead of ending his education to go back to class seven and gain the momentum.
After completing last year the hopes are still not there and he is now in a dilemma on what to do next.
Jane Eshom the mother to the boy revealed that they tried to seek help from different organizations in the region including CDF and County bursary but unfortunately they did not succeed.
She said that the son was the only hope to the family pleading with well wishers to help the boy achieve his dream of once becoming a doctor.
Uasonyiro deputy headteacher Millicent Nkara called on people of good faith to rescue the boy and cater for his school fees adding that the boy was hard working and a responsible.
The boy can be reached through the Uaso Nyiro Head teacher Mwangi Wamuti on 0721624231