The Wings to Fly grant program, an activity of the Equity Group and the Mastercard Foundation (MCF), was established to support voluntary training for children who are doing well from well-tested financial bases.With support from different partners, the program offers the acceptance of a program to prepare recently reduced children in all areas.
Kenyans have expressed their happiness following a move by two groups to have learners who are needy receive monthly stipend to cushion them. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic halted learning in the country. The president during his national address said that the ministry should come up with a new calender by mid August to allow partial reopening from September 1. This means that learners would have stayed home for about six months. The big challenge facing the needy students is access to food, shelter and onli
image courtesy of Mastercard Foundation My congratulations go to the candidates of 2021, quite a resilient lot, who rose to the challenge and outdid themselves.The results were impressive and I know it has left parents with feelings of pride and joy over their children's triumph.
Moringa School is a world-class coding school based in Nairobi. The program main focus is to prepare students ready for immediate employment being equipped with technical skills to become mobile and web developers. 1 2 They had announced their last scholarship to 100 women who are set to begin their classes by 14 February.
Well, the academic year for university students is set to resume anytime soon as many of the other education sectors are affected terribly. Well facts cannot be ignored because many people are going through financial difficulties and it might be one of the reasons many might not report back to their respective schools. In the midst of all this bad news for the education sector, a 6.2B partnership has been made between USIU Africa and MasterCard Foundation that will aid thousands of students. This scholarship
The Equity Group Foundation with support from the Mastercard Foundation has today committed to spport the COVID-19 fund with a donation of 1.1. billion shillings. In a statement, Equity group noted that the 1.1 billion was from three different entities namely; Equity Bank (300 million) , the family of Equity Bank CEO Dr James Mwangi (300 million) and Mastercard foundation (500 million). "The commitment has been provided by Equity Bank (Ksh 300million) and the Mastercard Foundation (Ksh 500million) – a lon
The Covid -19 pandemic adversely affected businesses operations across the country.The closure of the economies in the world had far reaching financial implications at an individual and collective business community.
Youths in Kenya are struggling day in & out seeking for jobs in the country some ending up unemployed due to the current situation that is facing our country, the lowest economy brought about by Covid19 virus. As a youth,you have to plan out your life well so that you don't involve yourself in criminal offences such as bribery, stealing, killing among other crimes committed by young people.In our country Kenya, there are many unemployed youths in need to secure any job opportunity that comes along their way.
Learners have got a reason to smile after Equity Group Foundation and MasterCard Foundation have initiated a project where over 14, 600 students will benefit during this corona virus pandemic. The project is in line with wings to fly and Elimu scholarship programs. Their main aim is to ensure there is access to education while at home especially during this time of the pandemic when schools have closed. Those in secondary schools will get solar powered device to ensure that there is continued access to thei
The Covid -19 pandemic has negatively impacted on Small and Medium Enterprises and Local businesses in the country.The onset of the disease in December 2019 occassioned the hard economic times following the closure of the economies.
Equity Bank in collaboration with Mastercard Foundation and Dr. James Mwangi (CEO) family has contributed Kshs. 1.1 Billion to help in fight against spread of the coronavirus disease. In the amount donated, Equity Bank made a contribution of 300 millions Kenyan money, Mastercard foundation giving out Kshs. 500 millions. The famous Equity Bank CEO Dr. James Mwangi and family were not left behind, they made an additional contribution of 300 Million shillings ; making a total of 1.1 billion Kenya shillings. Ac