The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) is a statutory body established in July 1995 by an Act of Parliament ‘Higher Education Loans Board Act’ Cap 213A. It is a state corporation in the Ministry of Education. The Board is domiciled and operates within the republic of Kenya. It is governed by Board of Directors and headed by the Chief Executive Officer and Board Secretary who is responsible for general policy and strategic direction of the Board and the Secretary to the Board of Directors.
90 B +
1 Million +
To provide affordable loans to Kenyans pursuing Higher Education through adequate mobilization and prudent management of resources.
A loan available for every deserving Kenyan enrolled in higher education
25Years’ in Existence.
As stipulated in the Higher Education Loans Act of 1995 the objective and the purpose for which the Board was established is “for the management of a fund to be used for granting loans to assist Kenyan students to obtain higher education at recognized institutions within and outside Kenya and for matters incidental thereto and connected there with”
At HELB, the Board of Directors and Senior Management are committed to the highest standards of Corporate Governance and business ethics. We consider this to be critical to business integrity and to maintaining stakeholders trust. We foster a culture that values and rewards the highest ethical standards and personal and corporate integrity.
Management Team & Board of Directors
The Board is governed by a team of eleven members headed by the Chairman. The Secretary to the Board is also the Chief Executive Officer. The current members...
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