THE BURSARY FUND
The bursary fund was launched in 2009 to help
bright orphaned and poor students gain quality education with a view to
uplifting their standards of living and those of their families. In 2010 five students were beneficiaries of the
fund. Presently 8 boys are being assisted through the fund and it is our
prayer that the number will increase each year.
OBJECTIVES OF THE ALIM HIGH SCHOOL BURSARY FUND
identify and select poor students who have done very well in their KCPE
examinations but cannot afford to join Alim High School due to poverty or
because they are orphans. The students will mainly be from Muslim slum areas
(Majengo, Mjini etc.) in urban areas such as Nairobi, Nakuru, Nyeri, Kitui
and generally from every part of the country.
raise funds for the support of the bright poor or orphaned students.
monitor the progress of the students sponsored at School to ensure that the
students are working hard. The Fund may withdraw support if the fund managers
are not satisfied with the performance of any of the students.
organise vacation camps, seminars, courses for the purpose of educating the
students in social welfare and giving back to family and the community.
teach the assisted students that the purpose of investing in their education
is that on succeeding they must in turn assist their family members out
of poverty and also participate in social welfare activities to help their
STRUCTURE OF THE FUND
- The Fund is run by
executive trustees made up of the Chair Person nominated by Alim High School,
the Director of Alim High School and five Executive Trustee members nominated
by the Chairman in consultation with the Director of Alim High School
- The Principal of
Alim High School is the Secretary and ex-officio member of the Fund.
- The Executive
Trustee appointed a treasurer from among its members during its first
- All persons who contribute
towards the fund become members of the General Assembly of the Fund also
known as the 'Friends of Alim High School'.
- The Executive Committee may nominate not more than 15 people
to be members of the General Assembly. The persons shall be nominated for
their ability to assist in achieving the objectives of the Fund.
- All funds are banked in the Alim High School Account (Bursary
Account). The Chair Person, Treasurer, the Principal and the Director are the
signatories of the account where any three can sign.
The Bursary Fund is operational and we
currently have nine students, who need their fees 2012 to be taken care of.
We would also like to increase the number of beneficiaries of the fund and it
is with this in mind that we humbly request for your contribution towards
this worthy and noble cause.
May Allah shower you with blessings for your
efforts to empower the less fortunate members of our community and for
‘FRIENDS OF ALIM
It is hoped that the initiative will be an
example to other leading schools that are at the moment out of reach to the
An Appeal for Support for Poor Students and
The Prophet (S.A.W) said, "When the son
of Adam dies, no further reward is recorded for his actions, with three
- sadaqa whose benefit
is continuous; or
- knowledge from which
benefit continues to be reaped; or
- the supplication of
a righteous son."
(Reported by Muslim and narrated by Abu
Sponsoring poor students' education is
sadaqatul jariah. We appeal for your support and that of your family and
friends to sponsor as many poor bright students in the school as possible.
Contributions can be made through:
Cash, Cheque / Banker’s Cheque, Money Order
and Drafts and made payable to:
Alim High School Bursary Fund
Gulf African Bank A/C No. 1520008602