President Uhuru Kenyatta’s family is known to be filthy rich with interests in all areas of the economy.
In the education area, the family possesses and oversees the country’s most expensive private schools in the country including Peponi House.
Peponi is situated along the Thika Superhighway at the Kenyatta family-claimed Gicheha ranch in Ruiru.
Among the people who went through the IGCSE system at Peponi include President Kenyatta’s son Muhoho, and Royal Media Services MD Wachira Waruru’s son Waruru.
As plan to take their children to government funded schools, many will be stunned to learn that admission at Peponi, students pay about Sh1.6 million in school fees.
Out of the Sh1.6 million, is a Sh645,000 one-time admission expense while a Sh983,400 per term expense is charged on full boarders.weekly boarders pay Sh928,725 while day scholars part with 696,275 for each term.
With three terms each year, parents here part with an aggregate of Sh 2.9 million for boarders, Sh2.7 million for weekly boarders , and Sh2 million for day scholars.
“The School requires the Fees to be paid on or before the FIRST DAY of each term. Fees not paid within 14 days of that, will incur an automatic 3% per month cumulative surcharge.”
“The School reserves the right to return a pupil home should the fees not be paid by the 14th day,” a school fees contract, seen by Muranganewspaper.co.ke, reads in part.