Fr Ken Freeman Memorial Scholarship
On Monday I was able to send Fr David Conway the sum of £1500 for his work at the Barpello Mission in East Pokot, Kenya. It was made up of £700 from donations from members of the Pound a Week Group and £800 from the Fr Ken Memorial Fund.
The £800 is being used to create a Fr Ken Freeman Memorial Scholarship which will pay the fees for a student for the full four years at the Mission’s secondary school which Fr David built. Fr David will award the scholarship to a boy or girl whom he considers most deserving and will let us know the name of the student in due course. In addition, from next year onwards and God willing, I will send £200 (plus any price increase) from the Pound a Week donations so that the scholarship can be awarded each year to another student, again in memory of Fr Ken. The scholarship was agreed by the Parish Pastoral Team as a continuing memorial to our late and much loved priest.
I will update the parish when I have news from Fr David.