Over 300 alumni to offer mentorship, entrepreneur skills to former school.

Over three hundred professionals drawn from different backgrounds have pledged to support and offer mentorship and entrepreneurship skills to their former school.

Led by businessman Peter Munga yesterday at an event held in Nairobi under "Pioneer Schools Alumni Association", they also pledged to offer career guidance and offer links to industrial market.

“Pioneer Schools has become an intellectual hub that has for many years produced doctors, bankers, finance professionals, architects business men, lawyers and pilots and we feel there is a need to plough back all these skills to our former schools and build another wider pool of entrepreneurs and professionals,” said James Karuthiru who is the chairman of the association.

During the event, Mr. Munga pledged Ksh. 500, 000 that will fund the association activities.

Mr. Munga is also the founder of the 18-year-old Pioneer School in Murang’a, which has a student population of over 1,500 and Pioneer Girls School in Thika. He also owns St Paul’s Thomas Academy and is the chairman of Nairobi-based Pioneer International University.

“I am proud of what these young men and women have grown up to be. People who command respect and are proud to be part of this family that has now become the Pioneers Schools Alumni Association,” said Mr. Munga.

“We have always been committed to offer quality education in different professional areas among them aviation and entrepreneurship so that to produce a generation of job creators and competent professionals,’’ he added.
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