This paper tries to determine the Government of Kenya’s (GoK) efforts put in place in collaboration with the banking institutions to assist in the attainment of equity, quality, relevance, efficiency and access in education. The main argument of this paper is that despite the challenges in this twenty first century, what is the GoK doing in terms of exchange programmes and linkages between the education sector and the banking institutions so as to harness the benefits of globalization and to deliver prosperity to the many, not just a few? This reckoned the need for this study to investigate the challenges and prospects of the Banks’ financial priority areas in Kenyan public secondary schools in the view to attain vision 2030. The study used documentary methods as the main research methods to collect data. The study used qualitative approach for data analysis and interpretation and on the other hand, the use of SPSS data analysis employed for the quantitative data. The findings revealed that banks have been a key in supporting educational initiatives to improve educational standards through scholarships, workshops, conferences, field trips and seminars despite the challenges associated with follow up and some students failing national examinations at the end of Form four. The study concluded that the GoK, through a series of reforms, is trying to address challenges and meet the demands of vision 2030.
Keywords : Access, Challenges, Completion rates, Equality, Globalization, Prospects, Quality and Retention.