Ferdinand Kiplangat Kirui, a young boy who recently completed his Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) examinations, has captured the attention of the online community.
Mutai Kiprono Daniel, a compassionate individual, took to Facebook to shed light on Ferdinand’s challenging situation, as the young boy strives to secure a spot in secondary school.
In a heartfelt plea for assistance, Daniel shared an image of Ferdinand engaged in the laborious task of digging latrines, all in a determined effort to raise funds for his school fees.
The image paints a stark reality—Ferdinand, shirtless and wielding a digging tool, embodies the resilience of a young soul facing adversities.
The caption accompanying the photo reveals the boy’s desperate plea for financial support, stating, “‘I am looking for fees,’ said the boy. Wow, my Lord Jesus, he’s still home digging latrine to get fees. Would he make it? Come, we reason together. God’s creatures are passing a lot in life.”
The viral nature of the post has sparked an outpouring of reactions from compassionate netizens. The image has become a symbol of the challenges faced by many pupils seeking to continue their education, shedding light on the harsh realities that some endure in their pursuit of knowledge.
As the online community rallies together, social media users have shared their thoughts and expressed solidarity with Ferdinand’s cause. The shared post serves as a call to action, urging individuals to come together and support young talents like Ferdinand in their educational journey.