AFYA ELIMU FUND DESCRIPTION

Established in 2013 and launched in 2016, the Afya Elimu Fund (AEF) is a public- private partnership (PPP) initiative aimed at providing training fees for needy students in medical training. The Fund focuses on middle level cadres such as nursing, laboratory technologists, clinical officers among others who form the bulk of the countries health workforce. AEF is a revolving fund that provides low interest loans (4%) to students to meet their tuition fees. AEF is a joint venture by IntraHealth International Inc. through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded FUNZOKenya project, and subsequently Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya mechanism. The Ministry of Education through the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ministry of Health (MOH) and private sector. The fund has received contributions from the Family Group Foundation, I&M Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and the Rattansi Educational Trust and the list of contributors continues to grow...... Read More

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Afya Elimu Supports The Seeing Is Believing Campaign

The Afya elimu team with representatives from KMTC, HELB and IntraHealth International. Participated in the 15th edition of the standard […]

First Time Loan Application 2017-2018 Loan Programs

Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) in partnership with USAID funded Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya Mechanism implemented by IntraHealth […]

Kakamega Becomes the First County Government to Contribute To Afya Elimu Fund

Kakamega County has invested KES 6 million to the Afya Elimu Fund to support students from the county enrolled in medical training institutions countrywide. This […]

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