Higher Education Loans Board News

Helb eyes bond to ease funds pressure

The Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) has announced plans to float a Sh500 million bond even as it struggles to recover billions of shillings from defaulting beneficiaries.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Helb seeks to float Sh500m bond to ease funds pressure

The Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) has announced plans to float a Sh500m bond even as it struggles to recover billions of shillings from defaulting past loanees.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Helb seeks to float Sh500m bond to ease funds pressure

Economy Helb seeks to float Sh500m bond to ease funds pressure The Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) has announced plans to float a Sh500m bond even as it struggles to recover billions of shillings from defaulting past loanees.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Police to track down Helb defaulters – CS

Education CS Amina Mohamed yesterday said the Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) will ask police to track down those whose loans are at least 10 years overdue β€” 74,000.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

EDITORIAL: Arresting Helb defaulters is desperate, ill-thought-out

Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed has announced the Higher Education Loans Board is tottering under the weight of Sh7.2 billion unserviced loans.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

List of Universities offering "useless" courses according to CUE

Officials from CUE, the ministry of education, the Universities Funding Board, Kenya Universities and Colleges Placement Service (KUCCPS) and the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) were present in the Friday meeting.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 18, 2019

Kibabii University students protest delay of Helb cash

Kibabii University students on Monday went on a rampage demanding that the Treasury releases the Higher Education Loans Board cash.

The Star , Kenya Feb 12, 2019

Amina launches 2019 varsity courses revision

She went on: β€œTo guarantee that, we will not drop any candidate who sat the 2018 KCSE, all 194,721 who scored between E and D-minus in the examination are eligible for selection to artisan courses in the existing 800 Vocational Education and Training (VET) institutions.” Ms Mohamed announced that the government had enhanced higher education financing by allocating Sh13.5 billion to the Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) to support learners this financial year.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 7, 2019

Amina Mohamed: More than 500,000 students who sat 2018 KCSE will not join university

"Currently, the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) is funding students in 74 universities and 130 TVET institutions.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 7, 2019

KMTC 2019 intake: registration, requirements, fees

For the students who cannot afford to cater for their annual fees adequately, they have a chance to access student loans from Afya Elimu Fund who work in collaboration with the Higher Education Loans Board.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 1, 2019