Higher Education Loans Board News

Technical institute gets Sh130m tools, MP urges youth to enroll

TVET education is funded just like the public universities where students will apply for funding through the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

The Star , Kenya Dec 11, 2018

Amina blames Treasury for Helb loans delay

Ms Mohamed said Treasury's delay usually forces the Higher Education Loans Board (Helb) to relook its budget, including mitigating the problem with prudent cash flow management.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 9, 2018

Bomet County sets up fund to support needy students

She said the county will collaborate with the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) in issuing the loans beginning January next year.

The Standard , Kenya Dec 8, 2018

Disquiet in police service as Graduate Constables protest low pay

“An officer is taking home as low as Sh15, 000 in a month after deductions by particularly the Higher Education Loans Board.

The Standard , Kenya Dec 6, 2018

Nominee for position of EACC chief executive to be vetted next Friday

He directed that Mbarak should appear before the Committee with his original ID, academic and professional certificates and clearance certificates from the EACC, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB).

Capital News , Kenya Dec 6, 2018

Will Twalib replace Waqo at the EACC?

For one to clinch the seat, he or she is required to have a post-graduate degree, clearance certificates from KRA, DCI, Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and the Credit Reference Bureau.

The Star , Kenya Nov 30, 2018

MP alarmed as 700 students drop out of college for lack of fees

Most university students get funding from the Higher Education Loans Board to cater for fees.

The Star , Kenya Nov 29, 2018

EACC picks Twalib Mbarak as new CEO

Qualifications for the post include a post-graduate degree from a recognised university, and clearance certificates from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Directorate of Criminal Investigations, Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and the Credit Reference Bureau.

Daily Nation , Kenya Nov 29, 2018

Twalib Mbarak named EACC CEO, awaits MPs approval

Qualifications for the post include a post-graduate degree, clearance certificates from KRA, DCI, Higher Education Loans Board, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and the Credit Reference Bureau.

The Star , Kenya Nov 29, 2018

Higher Education Loans Board goes for guarantors to recover student loans

- The board is seeking to broaden its finance base by reaching out to guarantors of defaulters - HELB sent text messages to guarantors advising them to talk with loanees concerning payment - Paying the loan, according to the Board, guarantees one another facility even before the former is fully paid - The fund made it clear it might have to recover loans from guarantors if beneficiaries failed to repay - Beneficiaries are expected to start making payment to HELB one year after they have graduated The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) has started contacting guarantors of beneficiaries who have defaulted in servicing their education loans and also warned the debt might be recovered from them.

Tuko , Kenya Nov 28, 2018