Nairobi, Feb. 22 -- For most wealthy parents in Kenya, international schools have always been an attractive option for their children's education.

Interestingly, though, some of these schools take payment in their home currency, with those that have opened doors in Kenya recently exclusively accepting dollars or euros.

Sabis Runda, International School of Kenya, and Durham Kenya accept fee payments in US dollars. The Netherlands School Society and German School Nairobi take euros.

The weakening shilling against the dollar has, however, put a strain on some parents, forcing them to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for their children's education.

A parent who was paying $9,000 (Sh981,000) for her five-year-old child in Stage Two fou...