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Over 600 students benefit from loan scheme

Man Jose Kayima

The Higher Education Financing Board has revealed that over 600 students have benefited from the loan scheme.

The board’s director Micheal Wanyama revealed that a total of 625 applicants have been successful.

Over 3,089 applications were received by the Board but only the 625 were successful.

Wanyama also said that out of the total applications, 672 were ineligible and as such the final beneficiaries were out of the 2,417 applications reviewed.

518 (83%) are for degree while 107 (17%) are diploma students.

The government have also been called upon to increase the funding to the students loan scheme so as to benefit more students.

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