Optiven foundation has today patnered with private equity firm Fusion Capital to empower over 8,000 needy students from twenty counties across Kenya.

Under the new patnership, Fusion Capital has injected Ksh. 2million shillings into Optiven Foundation’s Soaring Eagles Scholarship Programme (SESP) which falls under its education pillar.

The new injection will further boost the Foundation’s day school intervention prigram that seeks to initially empower 20 students per day school, from 20 schools, in 20 counties.

Speaking during the patnership ceremony, Optiven CEO George Wachiuri said that focusing on education in Kenya, empowerment and sponsorship on the needy deserving children will have a tremendous effect on the lives of students.

On his part, Fusion Capital CEO Daniel Kamau challenged other corporates to pump in money into quality education to help the needy bright students.