Established in 2013 and launched in 2016, the Afya Elimu Fund (AEF) is a public- private partnership (PPP) initiative aimed at providing training fees for needy students in medical training. The Fund focuses on middle level cadres such as nursing, laboratory technologists, clinical officers among others who form the bulk of the country's health workforce. AEF is a revolving fund that provides low interest loans (4%) to students to meet their tuition fees. AEF is a joint venture by IntraHealth International Inc. through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funded FUNZOKenya project, and subsequently Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya mechanism. The Ministry of Education through the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB), Ministry of Health (MOH) and private sector. The fund has received contributions from the Family Group Foundation, I&M Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and the Rattansi Educational Trust and the list of contributors continues to grow.


What's New?

First, Second and Subsequent Loan Application 2019-2020 Loan Programs

Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) in partnership with USAID funded Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya Mechanism implemented by IntraHealth International Inc., invites Afya Elimu Fund first and subsequent loan applications for the academic year 2019/2020. Afya Elimu Fund targets needy students training in middle level medical colleges (listed on HELB website) such as Kenya Medical Training College [KMTC], Faith Based Organizations [FBO’s] and other Institutions offering Diplomas and Certificates in medical courses


Pursuant to the provision of County Government Act , No. 17 of 2012 section 59 (1) (b) the West Pokot County Public Service Board wishes to consider applications from highly qualified results-oriented and self-motivated Kenyan citizens for appointments to the following positions


RFH Healthcare is a group of hospitals offering general as well as specialized medical services. The group covers the geographical locations of Ruai, Embakasi and Tala, with immense prospects of growth to other areas of the country in the near future. We now seek to recruit qualified, dynamic individuals to augment our growth strategy.


The Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Kitui County in collaboration with Centre for Health Solutions (CHS) is advertising for the vacancies below (11 months renewable contract). Successful candidates will be working within Kitui County under the direct supervision of the Sub-County Medical Officers of Health (SCMOHs) and CHS Technical Officers.

Nairobi County Public Service Board Vacancies

The Nairobi City County Public Service Board (NCPSB) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions.

Student Loans Helped Osoro Build a Business and Expand Health Care in Rural Kenya

Osoro holds a diploma in clinical medicine. Without it, he wouldn’t be qualified to run the clinic. And without the help of a low-interest loan program called the Afya Elimu Fund (AEF), he says, he would never have been able to finish his studies.