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90-year-old woman starts primary school




Priscilla Sitienei, a 90 – year- old woman from Eldoret , Uasin Gishu county , has decided to begin Primary school as she refused to give up on education.

She decided to begin school because she want to read  Bible and learn how to send an SMS on her phone, Tuko . co . ke states .
The old grandmother  enrolled at Vision preparatory and she is schoolmate with seven of her grandchildren.

Priscilla who is also referred to as Gogo, dedicated much of her life to raising her children and was a midwife for 65 years .
She grew up under colonial rule and did not get the opportunity to go to school , so she took to education at her old age in a bid to empower herself .

Priscilla never shies away from learning and shares classes with children young enough to be her great- grandchildren.
Her attitude is admirable and proves to many in our society that it’ s never too late to learn and accomplish your dreams , a teacher in her school said .

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