STRATHMORE SCHOOL ENDOWMENT FUND


Contrary to popular belief that Strathmore School is a rich-man’s school, the school has an active and efficient bursary scheme that has seen many orphans and students with ability but little financial muscle to make it through. Strathmore has two schemes through which its well-wishers donate funds to aid needy students. In the first scheme, money can be donated to the Bursary Fund and utilized in full in the year in which it is donated. The second scheme involves setting up an Endowment Fund usually named after the donor or in memory of a person of their choice. The school invests the Endowment fund money and, in agreement with the donor, allocates some of the interest earned every year to bursaries and reinvests the rest of the interest to make the fund grow.

Approximately 15% of students at Strathmore School are on bursary.

In 2019, the school awarded Kenya Shillings 15 million in bursaries, to 90 needy students compared to Kenya Shillings 255,000 in 1991. Unfortunately, the bursary figure has not always been matched by an equal amount of donations from parents, past students, companies and well-wishers. In fact the school has in the last 15 years found herself digging deep into her coffers and sometimes withholding funds meant for other projects due to the rising need for bursaries.

We appeal to well wishers to sponsor a student in the school and support the scheme.







HOWTO CONTRIBUTE

SEND CONTRIBUTION VIA M-PESA. TO PAY BY MPESA, KINDLY FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW:
1. Go M-PESA,
2. Select PAYBILL
3. ENTER BUSINESS NUMBER: 561550
4. ENTER ACCOUNT NUMBER: Your form 4 graduation year, then name

e.g. 04 J.KAMAU

WRITE & SEND A CHEQUE TO:
STRATHMORE SCHOOL
P.O. BOX 25095-00603
NAIROBI- KENYA

 ENDOWMENT FUNDS

Over the years, the school’s benefactors have started 78 endowment funds whose total capital value now stands at Kenya Shillings 105,380,482.

The first Endowment Fund was started in 1994 by Mr. and Mrs. Gajree in memory of their son, Jawahar.

Jawahar Gajree, an alumnus of Strathmore School (1982- 1993), died in a car crash in 1993 while on a short holiday in Kenya.

There are several Endowment Funds started by former staff members and their families e.g. the Mr. Stephen de la Bedoyere Family Fund, the Dr. Branya Fund, Ada Drakard Fund and the Santiago Eguidazu Memorial Fund. Mr. Stephen de la Bedoyere was the Class teacher of the pioneer Std 1 group in 1986, and now lives in United Kingdom. Dr. Branya is the late father of John Branya, who served as Principal of Strathmore School from 1984 to 1995.

A number of past students have also started Endowment Funds e.g. Dr. Deepak Bedi, Mr. Jos Konzolo and Mr. Kenneth Mwangi.

Another alumnus, Ives Mascarenhas, recently started an Endowment Fund in memory of his parents, Geoffrey and Idinha.

The Form 4 class of 1995 started the Nkonge-Majani Memorial Fund in honor of their late classmates. In 2012 alone, members of this class contributed over Kshs 800,000 towards the fund. Other groups that have set up Endowment Funds include the Form 6 classes of 1984, 1986 and 1989, and the Form 4 class of 2001.

Belinda De-souzaThe Belinda de Souza Endowment Fund was launched in July 2013 as an initiative of the Strathmore School Choir. Belinda is the mother of Kevin de Souza, an alumnus of Strathmore School. Members of the choir sung at Belinda’s funeral Mass on 25 June 2013. Her life was an inspiration to them and they felt that her memory should always be honored by starting an Endowment Fund in her name.

 The Terry Ochieng Endowment Fund was launched by Keith Ochieng (Form 4 1996 class) in memory of his younger brother, Terry, also an alumnus of Strathmore School.

cliveMembers of the Form 4 class of 1999 started the Clive Kibwage Endowment Fund in honor of their classmate Dr.Clive Kibwage, who passed away in June 2013.

Over the years, several past students have contributed regularly to the more general Past Students Endowment Fund. In 2015 alone, they contributed over Kshs 274,000 to this fund. Many of them contribute monthly via bank standing orders.

HOWTO CONTRIBUTE

SEND CONTRIBUTION VIA M-PESA. TO PAY BY MPESA, KINDLY FOLLOW THE STEPS BELOW:
1. Go M-PESA,
2. Select PAYBILL
3. ENTER BUSINESS NUMBER: 561550
4. ENTER ACCOUNT NUMBER: Your form 4 graduation year, then name

e.g. 04 J.KAMAU

WRITE & SEND A CHEQUE TO:
STRATHMORE SCHOOL
P.O. BOX 25095-00603
NAIROBI- KENYA

IN EACH OF THE CASES ABOVE, THE DONOR SHOULD SEND AN EMAIL CONFIRMING THE BENEFICIARY AND DETAILS OF THE PAYMENT ITSELF TO: gwandera@strathmore.ac.ke


 

(Table showing endowment funds)


Endowment Funds

Principal
1st Jan 2021

Additions
Received 2021

Principal
26th November 2021
Mr. & Mrs. Githongo E. Fund
Kshs. 109,510
Kshs. 109,510
Dr. Branya & Family E. Fund
Kshs. 176,162
Kshs. 176,162
Past Students E. Fund
Kshs. 7,125,426
Kshs. 15,000
Kshs. 7,140,426
Mr. Bedoyere Family E. Fund
Kshs. 258,086
Kshs. 258,086
Our Lady of Africa E. Fund
Kshs. 1,187,028
Kshs. 1,187,028
Jawahar Gajree E. Fund
Kshs. 2,406,376
Kshs. 2,406,376
Ada Drakard E. Fund
Kshs. 1,509,758
Kshs. 1,509,758
Ajay Chotai E. Fund
Kshs. 346,926
Kshs. 346,926
1989 Class E. Fund
Kshs. 1,473,940
Kshs. 1,473,940
Dr. Deepak Bedi E. Fund
Kshs. 865,080
Kshs. 865,080
Mr. Wambua & Family E. Fund
Kshs. 2,048,485
Kshs. 2,048,485
E. Gendia Memorial Fund
Kshs. 1,654,569
Kshs. 1,654,569
Mr. & Mrs. Knott E. Fund
Kshs. 59,028
Kshs. 59,028
Current Parents E. Fund
Kshs. 33,436,117
Kshs. 197,500
Kshs. 33,633,617
Current Students Fundraising
Kshs. 1,047,244
Kshs. 1,047,244
Jos Konzolo & Family E. Fund
Kshs. 383,528
Kshs. 383,528
Mr. Ongwae & Family E.Fund
Kshs. 52,351
Kshs. 52,351
Vincent Maiko E. Fund- (1986 F6 class)
Kshs. 49,266
Kshs. 49,266
Peter Mboya Memorial Fund- (1982 F6 class)
Kshs. 265,318
Kshs. 265,318
Nathan Ngumi E. Fund
Kshs. 579,036
Kshs. 579,036
Kingori Mwangi E. Fund
Kshs. 11,549,830
Kshs. 141,000
Kshs. 11,690,830
Mr & Mrs. Muthoka Fund
Kshs. 269,579
Kshs. 269,579
Nkonge Majani Fund (Class of '95)
Kshs. 1,266,279
Kshs. 1,266,279
Bakhtawar Singh Virdee Memorial Fund
Kshs. 28,837
Kshs. 28,837
Class of '84 E. Fund
Kshs. 256,568
Kshs. 256,568
Santiago Eguidazu memorial Fund
Kshs. 613,065
Kshs. 613,065
Geoffrey & Idinha Mascarenhas Endowment Fund
Kshs. 8,188,487
Kshs. 8,188,487
Tim &Tina Wanyonyi Endowment Fund
Kshs. 3,880,691
Kshs. 3,880,691
Class of '97 E. Fund
Kshs. 158,383
Kshs. 158,383
Mr & Mrs. Ken Mwangi E. Fund
Kshs. 692,817
Kshs. 692,817
Mahmud Rahimtulla Memorial Fund
Kshs. 11,582,817
Kshs. 11,582,817
Joseph Odipo Memorial Fund (Class of 2011)
Kshs. 62,179
Kshs. 62,179
Mr & Mrs. G. Njoroge E. Fund
Kshs. 1,115,203
Kshs. 1,115,203
Terry Ochieng Memorial Fund
Kshs. 103,819
Kshs. 103,819
Belinda DeSouza E. Fund
Kshs. 307,750
Kshs. 307,750
Clive Kibwage Memorial Fund (Class of 1999)
Kshs. 112,433
Kshs. 112,433
Alvin Ngui Memorial Fund (Class of 2012)
Kshs. 15,683
Kshs. 15,683
Fredrick Owegi & Family E. Fund
Kshs. 2,935,517
Kshs. 2,935,517
Diphas & Inviolate Siboe Family E. Fund
Kshs. 345,821
Kshs. 25,000
Kshs. 370,821
Mwangi Watunu & Family E. Fund
Kshs. 53,295
Kshs. 53,295
Class of 2003 E. Fund
Kshs. 367,053
Kshs. 367,053
Sajabi Family E. Fund
Kshs. 422,263
Kshs. 119,000
Kshs. 541,263
Class of 1987 E. Fund
Kshs. 2,473,908
Kshs. 2,473,908
Class of 2000 E. Fund
Kshs. 872,239
Kshs. 133,240
Kshs. 1,005,479
Class of 2005 E. Fund
Kshs. 208,636
Kshs. 66,500
Kshs. 275,136
Class of 1994 E. Fund
Kshs. 133,421
Kshs. 133,421
Gichane Family E. Fund
Kshs. 256,706
Kshs. 256,706
MaryAnn & S. Kimani Family E. Fund
Kshs. 154,483
Kshs. 154,483
Mr. & Mrs. George Sinari E. Fund
Kshs. 51,042
Kshs. 51,042
John & Rosalyn Muthiora E. Fund
Kshs. 278,218
Kshs. 100,000
Kshs. 378,218
Charles & Gladys Kigwe Memorial Fund
Kshs. 25,747
Kshs. 25,747
Class 8-2018 Endowment Fund
Kshs. 83,611
Kshs. 83,611
Kaira Family E. Fund
Kshs. 77,178
Kshs. 77,178
Kibowen Family E. Fund
Kshs. 46,203
Kshs. 46,203
Dr. & Dr. Michoma Peter E. Fund
Kshs. 102,648
Kshs. 102,648
Mr. & Mrs. N. K. Sang E. Fund
Kshs. 15,406
Kshs. 15,406
Onguto Family E. Fund
Kshs. 51,324
Kshs. 51,324
Jomo & Mwaniki Muigai E. Fund
Kshs. 29,518
Kshs. 10,500
Kshs. 40,018
Gilbert Kibuga Family E. Fund
Kshs. 615,378
Kshs. 615,378
James Gichuru Family E. Fund
Kshs. 154,100
Kshs. 154,100
Kyle Aludo E. Fund
Kshs. 51,175
Kshs. 51,175
Ikua Kinuthia & Family E. Fund
Kshs. 102,393
Kshs. 102,393
Mr & Mrs Nderitu Family E. Fund
Kshs. 25,577
Kshs. 25,577
Class of 1990 E. Fund
Kshs. 71,615
Kshs. 71,615
Drs. Richard & Jane Mbugua E. Fund
Kshs. 406,284
Kshs. 406,284
Kevin O'Byrne Memorial Fund
Kshs. 459,683
Kshs. 459,683
Class 4-2019 Mothers E. Fund
Kshs. 52,963
Kshs. 52,963
A.M. Munyendo Family E. Fund
Kshs. 51,020
Kshs. 51,020
John Nyandieka E. Fund
Kshs. 304,195
Kshs. 304,195
Kagwanja Family E. Fund
Kshs. 101,949
Kshs. 101,949
Kariuki Family E. Fund
Kshs. 50,793
Kshs. 50,793
Nicholas & Pascaline Karanja E. Fund
Kshs. 101,676
Kshs. 101,676
Mulwa Sadat E. Fund
Kshs. 101,676
Kshs. 101,676
Gichugu Family E. Fund
Kshs. 101,036
Kshs. 101,036
Class of 1989 (8-4-4) E. Fund
Kshs. 505,558
Kshs. 505,558
Class 5 Mums (2020) E. Fund
Kshs. 30,637
Kshs. 30,637
Muturo & Family E. Fund
Kshs. 31,978
Kshs. 31,978
Mogusu Family E. Fund
Kshs. 40,753
Kshs. 40,753
Shirley Lukera Wambani E. Fund
Kshs. 222,878
Kshs. 222,878
Class of 2002 E. Fund
Kshs. 44,373
Kshs. 44,373
Victor Maina E. Fund
Kshs. 5,518
Kshs. 5,518
Beatrice Mwihia Endowment Fund
Kshs. 30,000
Kshs. 30,000
Kihara Family Endowment Fund
Kshs. 100,000
Kshs. 100,000
Class of 2009 Endowment Fund
Kshs. 50,000
Kshs. 50,000
TOTAL

Kshs. 107,855,097
Kshs. 987,740
Kshs. 108,842,837