- At 90 years,Priscilla Sitienei is still determined to learn and probably achieve her dreams
- The Leaders Vision Preparatory school learner in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county, Kenya is arguably Kenya's and world's oldest primary school learner
- She is never shy to study together with pupils fit enough to be her great grand children
At 90 years, Kenyan Priscilla Sitienei who hails from Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county, Kenya is probably the world's oldest pupil attending primary school.
YEN.com.gh understands, Priscilla chose to attend school simply because she had an eagerness to read the bible and learn how to sms on her phone.
The relentless granny is enrolled at Vision preparatory and is schoolmates with seven of her grand children.
Priscilla affectionately referred to as Gogo, which is grandmother in Kalenjin, 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 grand children.
Her inspirational story, reminds us of 84-year-old Kimani Murage, who enrolled in a primary school in Eldoret, following the governments initiative to make primary education free in 2003, as observed by YEN.com.gh.
Her attitude is admirable, and proves to many in our society that its never too late to learn and accomplish your dreams.