MTN Ghana Foundation will provide financial aid to 300 students at the tertiary level to help them pay fees for their four-year degree programs. This is expected to ease the burden on parents who struggle to pay their wards fees at the tertiary level.

Announcing the aid package, Georgina A. Fiagbenua of MTN Ghana Foundation said the the foundation was bringing more students on board its educational programs. A thousand students have already benefited from the MTN scholarship schemes.

Mrs Fiagbenu made these remarks on the occassion of the MTN Ghana Foundation’s 10th anniversary. She said the Foundation has so far spent about $13.5 million over the ten year period of its existence.

Some highlights include:

  • The training and assistance given to women in palm oil production, Shea butter making, ICT incubation projects among others.
  • Supporting 60 teachers with scholarships
  • Construction of 16 school buildings, 21 ICT Centres, 15 hospital and health centres, 3 dormitories, 5 libraries, 3 disability projects, and others

Source: 3news.com