Top student willing to sell kidney to raise school fees

His mother opted to walk out of her marriage and left his father with three children to take care of.

Kakamega boy offers up kidney in exchange for school fees

Desperate to raise school fees for his secondary education, Emmanuel Kanira, who scored 403 out of a possible 500 marks, is offering his kidney to any patient who is in need, in exchange for school fees.

Kanira was forced to drop out of Solio Primary school after his parents separated.

However, a good Samaritan offered to enroll him at Brother Richard Academy, a private school where he studied for free and emerged top of his class.

Scholarship

“I applied for scholarships, but was not successful since I came from a private school. What people don’t know is that it was by God’s mercy that I was able to sit KCPE examinations after a well-wisher came to my rescue,” he said.

Arthur Lang’au, his father was sacked by a phone service provider back in 2007 when he tested HIV/AIDs positive and has not secured any employment since then.

Mr Lung’au stated that the main reason for separation with his matrimonial wife was when it was discovered that they were discordant couples.

“My wife was negative and opted to walk out of the marriage to another man in Nairobi. I was left with three children to take care of,” he said.

Extremely weak

“I am very weak and even my family can go for several days without a meal. The children are the ones feeding me and I’m appealing to well-wishers to come and help me take my son to the school,” Lang’au said.

Hillary Masabila, the head teacher of Brother Richard Academy said Kanira is a disciplined student, saying if he gets a sponsor, his dreams will be fulfilled.

“We took him back to school because he was a bright student. We have been doing everything for him and we are appealing to well-wishers to come and help,” said the head teacher.

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