High Court Judge Boaz Olao and Chief Magistrate Francis Andai under the Abamulembe group, have also offered to assist the 15–year-old girl. They are set to visit the school next week to meet her.
“We have received numerous calls from Kenyans of all walks of life; we thank The Standard for highlighting Akinyi’s case,” said the school Principal Jenifer Omondi.
According to her, some of the callers asked for the school’s account number so they can bank the fees directly. The chairlady of Butere Girls alumni Judge Hellen Wasilwa said the school would fully support Akinyi’s education.
West Kenya Sugar Company Public Relations Officer Felix Koech also pledged support for the needy girl.
Akinyi could not hide her joy, and thanked Kenyans for coming to her rescue. “I never imagined this would happen to me, I will not disappoint,” she said.