Imbuto Foundation partners with IHS Rwanda Ltd to sponsor 150 students

By IGIHE
On 24 November 2020 at 06:43

IHS Rwanda Limited has signed a Memorundum of Understanding (MoU) with Imbuto Foundation to sponsor 150 students from disadvantaged backgrounds to attend secondary school through ‘Edified Scholarships’ programme.

The MoU for the scholarship worth US$ 45.000 (Rwf 45 million) was signed on 20th November 2020 and expected to award US$300 to each student in a boarding school, for the academic year of 2020-2021.

The Edified Scholarships was initiated in 2002 to financially support brilliant secondary school students from economically vulnerable backgrounds, in their pursuit of education.

Today, the programme sponsors 694 students in 102 secondary schools countrywide.
During holidays, these students are brought together to impart them with essential life skills commenting school education.

IHS has provided 400 scholarships under this partnership with Imbuto Foundation since 2015.

Through the Edified Generation, a total of 9.601 students including male and females have been sponsored.

Gérardine Umutesi, the Deputy Director General of Imbuto Foundation and Amida Azeez, Acting Managing Director of IHS exchanging a dummy cheque.

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