Here are our 2013 Graduates responses to some interview questions:
Position in Family: Second last of 6; 3rd born of 10; 8th in the family of 8; second born; First born; second last of six; youngest of 10; First born in a family of 8; Youngest of 6; Eldest of 5; 1st born of 4; 2nd born of 3; Oldest of 3; 5th position in family of 8;
Favourite Food: Chapati; Pilau; Chicken and Chips; ugali and chapatti; ugali; chapatti; Hen meat; ugali and chicken; Chips and Githeri; Pilau; chapatti; Chapati; Fish; Ugali and Rice; Football; Chapati and Soda;
Favourite Pastime: Drawing, Writing Poems and Stories; Music; Playing Football; reading novels; watching football and swimming; Reading Novels; sports; watching football; Reading Novels; netball; Watching football; Assisting my parents doing home chores; Watching Gospel Music;
What chore do you absolutely hate doing: Taking care of cattle, harvesting maize, digging; digging; being idle; idleness;
If you could learn to do anything what would it be? Fashion Designing, A journalist, A teacher, and air hostess and a tour guide; Socialize with everyone; Business management; To learn computer so as to be a computer wizard; Helping the needy; Being a surgeon; to succeed in life; to be successful; To learn how to run a business; civil engineering; to be successful; learn computer; doctor; Assisting those who required my assistance; Doctor;
If you won a million KShs, what is the first thing you would do? Support the less fortunate in society; start a project like the Kenyan Kids Foundation for helping those students who cannot afford school fees; I will first give thanks to God; Create a plan on how to use the money wisely without any wastage. I can decide to start a business; To use it to pay my fees, then help those in need; Building our home; Assisting those who lack schooling finance before anything else; Invest in business and then help the needy in society; Open a business; Open up business activities and help disabled people in society; Open a business with some money and then help the needy people; Open up business activities and also assisting the disabled people in society; Invest in income project eg. Business; I would use the money to help needy people; Give thanks to God;
If you knew the world was ending in 2014, what would you do differently? Get baptized; I would engage myself in creative activities and also shape my spiritual life; I would encourage people to repent sins; I would use the time that had remain maximum to ensure I achieve what I want; Repent and educate others youth to confess also; I would ensure that I exclusively do everything concerning my career dreams before the world ends; Reaching gospel to those who are in darkness; Call all the people to repent their sins; ? I will start repenting where I have gone astray. This is to make good relationship with God so that I enter into heaven; Preaching the gospel of God; I would confess; I could ask God to forgive me all my sins; I will confess for God’s forgiveness over my sins; Spending my time in church praying and fasting and preaching repentance to the people; I would dedicate myself to God and praise him;
What do you want http://greatestpharmacy.com/ to be when you grow up? Production engineer; lecturer; Nurse; lecturer; To be a doctor to save the lives of many; doctor; Doctor; doctor; News presenter; Electrical and electronic engineering; A civil engineer; teacher; Architecture; Medical Engineering; Doctor;
When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Browsing; I would watch and sing gospel songs; I would thoroughly read the bible; Through helping those people who are needy in the society; Involving in sports and watching sports; By spending it in reading the word of God; To socialize with people; Read the bible; praying; Relaxing and sleeping; Reading the bible; Reading the bible; Reading bible; Visiting the sick and widows; Read one verse of the bible; Reading the bible and helping the needy;
What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever done? Staying up to late hours into the night; Talking lies to people; Delivering a speech in a crowd; Running a marathon; Being school headboy in secondary; Standing in front of about 800 people; Giving a talk to an audience; Giving a speech in a large crowd; Public speaking; Having to speak in a large crowd; Making sure I love my enemies;
What did you attempt to do growing up that got you into trouble? Attempting to sneak out of school; I decided to cook chapati when my mom was out and in the process it was burned up by the cooking fat and I was seriously punished; Failing to do my teachers assignment; Being born in a poor family; The first time trying to practice how to swim; Sneaking out of school which made me to be given a suspension; Sneaking out of school daytime which led to punishment; To be sent home for school fees; Making fun of other friends; Telling lies; Engaging in activities such as drug abuse; lack of school fees; Engaging in peer pressure activities such as drug abuse; Associating with failures; Disobeying my parents and any other person; To be born in an unaffordable family; absenteeism from school;
What’s the best gift you’ve ever received? Payment of my school fees by KKF; T-shirt from “Amiran” after attending a meeting at Mombasa; Being sponsored by Kenyan kids foundation; Story books to read (setbooks); Prize for winning a race; Being sponsored by the Kenyan kids foundation; A biology textbook; sponsorship; Scholarship; money; money; Getting a scholarship from KKF; Being sponsored by KKF; Sponsorship from Kenyan kids foundation;
What do you miss most about being a kid? Sleeping; Being taken to outings; Playing hide and seek; Lack of school fees; Being with other kids together; Hide and seek game that we would play with my fellows; having money; Playing with other kids; Playing with dust; Having authority over family property; Chance to express myself; Lack of school fees; Visiting friends and relatives;
What is your first memory of being really excited? When I was recognized publicly as the designer of the newly bought school bus; Living a better life; Having a computer knowledge and venturing in the internet to study; When I realized that I had got sponsors to support me in my education; Assisting others; Knowing how to google in the internet; When I was told that I am among the Sponsored students; I learnt how to read English; Computer studying; Being paid school fees with Kenyan kids
What message does your family always tell you? To be a person of service to the whole society; Stories about their lifestyles during their past time; Be respectful of everyone; .I am the very lucky in our family; A story about being fruitful; They say I am a hardworking child; Be honest and respectful; to work smart to relieve them from poverty; to be a hardworking person; Braveness and determination; about my childhood life and reflect to my future success; They would like me to be somebody in future; About my childhood life and being a successful person in society; Be a good boy, respect God and all the people; About our family genealogy; Respect all people;
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What do you want to tell the sponsors of KKF? To start its own higher learning institution; To continue helping me achieve my goals in life and I will make sure I have helped others; I just give thanks to them for their sponsorship; To congratulate them on what they have done and I also urge them to continue with the same spirit because God also pays for the good you do to others; To thank them and encourage them to continue assisting others; Thank you abundantly for your mutual support. God bless you! To continue with that spirit of assistance and I am ready to join them to assist others; Thank them and continue to help the needy; Thank you very much and continue with the same spirit; To continue sponsoring students who are in need so as to achieve their dream and may God give them grace and blessings; To continue assisting the kids in their education; Thank you so much and continue to help others; To continue assisting other kids in their education; You are great people. May God bless you. I promise to work hard so as to assist those who are in need when I become successful. To appreciate their effort and also to continue with that spirit; I really pray for them may God bless them.
Favourite Bible verse/Quote:
Like a city whose walls are broken through, is a person who lacks self-control. (Proverbs 25:28)
The bravest man is the one who accepts his destiny without grudges and impresses his fare without grudges
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! (Phillipians 4:4)
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools[a] despise wisdom and instruction. (Proverb 1:7)
1 To humans belong the plans of the heart, but from the Lord comes the proper answer of the tongue
2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them, but motives are weighed by the Lord.
3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.
4 The Lord works out everything to its proper end— even the wicked for a day of disaster.
5 The Lord detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the Lord evil is avoided.
7 When the Lord takes pleasure in anyone’s way, he causes their enemies to make peace with them.
For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12)
An Intelligent child is a blessing to the father and a stupid one is a burden to the mother.
2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. For no one could perform the signs you are doing if God were not with him.” 3 Jesus replied, “Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are born again.” (John 3:2-3)
I lift up my eyes and look up to the mountain where does my help come from? It is from the Lord who makes heavens
16 And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. (1 John 4:16)
I will be careful to lead a blameless life—
when will you come to me? I will conduct the affairs of my house with a blameless heart.
when will you come to me? I will conduct the affairs of my house with a blameless heart.3 I will not look with approval on anything that is vile. I hate what faithless people do; I will have no part in it (psalms 101 v 2-3)
7 He led them by a straight way to a city where they could settle. 8 Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, 9 for he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things. 10 Some sat in darkness, in utter darkness, prisoners suffering in iron chains (Psalms 107:7-10)
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Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. (Isaiah 60:1)