Education investment in something some Kenyan parents are taking seriously.They have chose to spend hundreds of thousands and even millions as school fees.
Below are some of the kids and where they school
1. Ladasha– Montessori Learning Centre.
Ladasha Wambui, daughter to gospel spinmaster DJ Mo and gospel artiste Size 8 studies at Montessori Learning Centre.
It’s located along Grevillea Groove, off Brookside Drive, in Westlands, Nairobi.
The school which was established in 1998 teaches using the British National Curriculum.
It’s divided into Kindergarten and Preparatory School. The Kindergarten School has three sections; Infant class ( 6 month+).
Toddler class ( 2 years+), and Preschooler( 4 years+). The preparatory school consists of Junior Prep (years 2-4), Middle Prep (years 5-6), and Senior Prep (years 7-8).
2. George Ikua – Kiota school
According to our sources, the kids to the late TV presenter Janet Kanini Ikua and George Ikua study at Kiota school.
Its located on Denis Pritt Road, Nairobi.
Apart from the school fees, there are other optional fees for students who want to pick up sports.
Ballet dance-Ksh 3000
Musical Instrument – Ksh 5000
Roller Skating –Ksh 5000
Monkeynastix -Ksh 5000 plus an annual registration fee of Ksh 1000
Little Einsteins club- Ksh 5000 plus an annual fee of Ksh 2000
Tennis –Ksh 4000
3. Creme de La Creme – Riara School.
Creme who is known for his prowess on the decks is a father of two, a son and a daughter who study at Riara school.
Other celebrities whose kids study at Riara include DJ Kriss Darlin.
As you might known Riara is just not your school next door.
Below is how much you will have to cough to keep your child there.
Inter-mediate- 67,000*3 =201,000
Standard 3-4: 87,000*3=261,000
Caution fee-Ksh 10,000
4. Terryanne Chebet’s Daughter Imani – Pembroke House School
The daughter to media personality, Terry Anne Chebet, Imani goes to Pembroke House School which offers the British National Curriculum.
To guarantee a place at Pembroke House, a joining fee of Ksh 150,000 per child is required.
However, 50% of this fee is refunded after the final term.
Located just outside luxury area Gilgil, Pembroke’s term fees start from Ksh 84,4888 per term.
This then amounts to more than Ksh 2 million per year, for years 3-8 and Kshs 726,000 per term for Nursery school.
5. Julie Gichuru
Media personality Julie Gichuru is doing a good job investing in her kid’s education.
Her kids go to Brookhouse School located along Langáta Road in Nairobi.
Brookhouse School fees as we all know is pretty steep with the school fees ranging from 490,000-875,000 for years 2-5 and 6-8 paying 535,000 for day scholars and 920,000 Kshs for boarders.