MTN Ghana Basis has presented the final batch of scholarships to 100 learners beneath its Vibrant Scholarship programme.
With this presentation, MTN Ghana has now thoroughly honored its promise of supplying scholarships to 300 learners within just 3 several years.
The MTN Vivid Scholarship, which was initiated in 2018 was in fulfillment of a determination MTN designed to Ghanaians during the commemoration of its 20th Anniversary in 2016. During the celebrations, MTN, by way of the MTN Ghana Basis promised to award a complete of 300 scholarships in excess of a time period of a few many years.
Already, 200 scholarships have been awarded to pupils in 2018 and 2019. The closing batch of 100 scholarships have been introduced for the 2020 version of the Vibrant Scholarship scheme.
The MTN Vivid Scholarship supplies poorly needed economic support to needy and brilliant learners in public tertiary establishments.
The scholarship covers the cost of tuition, accommodation, a stipend for textbooks and other relevant examining supplies for the whole length of their research.
The MTN Ghana Basis has around a 12-12 months interval awarded about 1300 scholarships to students from simple faculty to the tertiary level.
Talking at a ceremony to present the scholarships to the students at MTN Home in Accra, the MTN Standard Manager for Capital Projects, Mr. William Tetteh who represented the CEO of MTN Ghana at the ceremony claimed:
“Today’s function is a exclusive a single. Three decades ago, the MTN Ghana Basis dedicated to transforming the lives of 300 college students by the MTN Brilliant Scholarship, and now we are listed here with the final established of pupils. I’m glad that MTN has fulfilled its determination and in the bring about of the a few yr period, we have relieved a lot of mom and dad who had the burden of looking for funds to aid their children.”
Mr. William Tetteh also advised the beneficiaries to take advantage of the prospect granted them.
“This scholarship delivers a turning point in your instruction and you need to guard it by functioning tough to reach your aims. As you may possibly be aware, this scholarship does not only give you funding, it offers you peace of thoughts to go after your studies.
It also connects you to a greater spouse and children – the MTN network. You are related to an ecosystem of mentors and coaches who can support you achieve your aim. Use these contacts profitably” he concluded.
The Minister of Condition in Charge of Tertiary Training Prof. Kwesi Yankah, who was the Particular Guest of honor thanked MTN Ghana for initiating the MTN Bright Scholarship to assist fantastic college students further more their instruction at the tertiary level.
“The plan is even far more appreciated as it is directed in the direction of supporting the susceptible and the deprived. We indeed urge the whole personal sector to emulate MTN’s gesture in partnering government to fund tertiary education and learning.” he said.
MTN Vivid Scholarship presentation ceremonies ended up held in Accra and Kumasi and was attended by different dignitaries which includes the Minister of Condition in Cost of Tertiary Education and learning, Prof. Kwesi Yankah, MTN Foundation Board member, Mrs. Nabila Williams, representatives of Vice-Chancellors of College of Ghana, College of Cape Coastline, University of Mines and Technological innovation, Takoradi Technological College, University of Experienced Research, Accra Technical College and the MTN Dazzling Scholarship Jury.
The MTN Ghana Foundation was set up in November 2007 as the car to select and apply MTN’s Corporate Social Investments.
MTN Ghana Basis has a few spots of concentrate -Health, Training and Economic Empowerment.
From inception to December 2019, the Basis experienced carried out 149 important assignments throughout the nation.
Notable wellbeing initiatives involve: building of a Neonatal Care Middle for Tamale Educating Clinic, refurbishment of the 2nd floor maternity block of the Korle Bu Teaching Medical center, design of a maternity block for Ejisu Authorities Hospital, and design of an Unexpected emergency Middle for Atua Governing administration Medical center.
Education initiatives carried out incorporate: development of a boys dormitory for Akropong Faculty for the Blind, construction of a six-device classroom block for Kodjonya Millennium School, establishment of 10 MTN ICT Understanding Centers in every of Ghana’s then 10 locations and the institution of an Innovation Hub at KNUST to encourage Telecoms Engineering and Exploration.
Essential assignments carried out in Economic Empowerment consist of: the development of shea butter processing facilities, provision of seed funds and ability coaching for Women of Tizaa Dini Association of Yendi and the Sung Suma Females Affiliation of Wa.
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