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85-year-old schoolboy is looking for a rich wife

September 12 2005

The oldest student of the world, 85-year-old Kimani Nganga Maruge Kenyan first time in his life took an airplane, going to the U.S., reports BBC News.

Maruge got into the Guinness Book as the oldest student of the world in 2003 when, after the introduction in Kenya, free primary education, enrolled in a school in Eldoret. Now he is studying in second grade. In this same school and go to two of his 30 grandchildren, but they are already studying in high school.

In New York Marugi will address the UN Millennium Summit, dedicated to development issues, and tell its members about the importance of free primary education. In addition, he plans to familiarity with the former U.S. president Bill Clinton, whom he was going to ask to build a hospital in Kenya, which could free treat people with AIDS.

Before leaving Maruge also told reporters that he intends to look after themselves in America spouse. "I would like to marry a rich American woman to bring money to my children - he explained. - Marry a poor sense no, I do something, too poor," according to

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