The Academy will take in disadvantaged students across all 47 counties in Kenya in a bid to spread entrepreneurial leadership which is unattended to in Kenya. Qualified students will also have the opportunity to get inspirational learning that leans heavily on leadership and draws on advanced technologies.
M-pesa foundation Academy which had its foundation stone laying in May 2015 will start off with an inaugural class of 94 students in January 2016. Among the 94 shortlisted students, the academy will choose two successful candidates from each of the 47 counties to go through their KCSE based secondary education at no cost.
Meanwhile, as the construction of the facility continues at the Thika Campus, the foundation academy is still in search of Chief Executive for Kenya’s newest academy. For the students, Evaluators will be looking for strong academic performance, leadership potential, financial need, responsible citizenship traits, participation in extra-curricular activities, critical thinking and problem solving as well as an entrepreneurial spirit.
As a state of the art, mixed boarding high school, the M-PESA Foundation Academy will innovatively deliver the KCSE curriculum to students in a world-class educational facility.
The facility will boast first class sports, arts and music facilities, in addition to academic facilities, will include an indoor sports hall, a sports field, running track, swimming pools, squash courts, a music center and a 500 seat auditorium.
Applications are available at all County Education Offices, all Safaricom Retail Centres and at select schools country-wide.
Application forms are also available online at: www.mpesafoundationacademy.ac.ke