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06 Apr

Graduation Day 2015

Graduation day for almost 80 students at Jambo Sana Training College.

The day had been long awaited by the graduates, Committee of Managements, Parents and the residents of Magina and its environs.

Seventy one students were awarded Certificates in Computer Packages, six with Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy and three students with Dressing making, in addition some students acquired two certificates one for computer packages and the other for Hairdressing or beauty therapy.

The feeding programme pupils from Magina Primary School and Kago Primary School benefited from a new school uniform and each pupil with a pair of socks and shoes, this was to enhance concentration of the pupils in class because some of them had torn school uniform. A Big thanks to sponsors!

The graduation ceremony was hosted at Jambo Sana Training college, at College Square and Guest of honour was the Patron John Nyota representing the sponsors and Board of Trustees. The master of ceremony was Secretary to the Committee of Roman Gichini, assisted by The Chairman Harun Karanja, even the cold weather could not hide the joy of the Parents, guardians and Committee of Managements.

The ceremony started at 10am with praise and worship songs conducted by the students of Jambo sana training College, it was amazing the songs were well echoed in the hilly village of magina and this attracted more residents to attend the functions, approximately five hundred residents attended the graduations ceremony.

Next on stage were the Kago Primary Schools feeding programme pupils followed by Kiambogo Primary school, a neighboring school in the outskirts of magina location. Last on stage was the Kiambogo Secondary students, the occasion was well attended by the invited guests and each guest gave a word of advise to the graduates and not to forget wise words from the Bishop Disciple churches of Kenya that stated that "Technical and Vocational courses are needed to minimize the gap of unemployment among the youths in Kiambu county and Kenya in general" his word were supported by Kago Primary school Head teachers Mr Gitonga who added that without Technical and Vocational courses being offered in Kenya Vision 2030 cannot be achieved.

The speech of the day was from Josphine Mugure a former student at the National School Moi Kamangu Girls High School a beneficially of Jambo sana Training college funds. She thanked the sponsors for supporting her, she was so joyful and speechless, she thanked the sponsors for the support and promised to work hard in her studies.

Finally a word from Patron John Nyota, he emphasized clearly about being committed to success, he advised the students and the pupils to work hard with their studies and they will see the benefits in future.

It was great to see every student handed his or her certificate by Patron John Nyota and by 4pm everyone who attended the event was served with a meal and a beverage it was a wonderfully day!

We the committee of management would like to give thanks to the sponsors and for their support. We promise to do our best in making our college the centre of exellennce in Technical and Vocational course as reflected in our Vision and also enhance our students to know that "Great success demands great sacrifice, commitment and determination."

Report by Roman Ndungu - Secretary Committee of Management Jambo Sana Training College and Currently a students at Kenya Technical Teachers College pursuing a 2 Year Higher National in Diploma in Technical Education and Harun Karanja - Chairman Jambo Sana Training College.

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