FDH Bank pumps MK5m to educate girls

FDH Bank o n Tuesday presented a cheque worth MK5 million to the Advancing Girl Child Education (Age) Africa towards improving education of girls in the country.

Age Africa is a non-governmental organization working in some districts of the country to empower girls and equip them with relevant professional and technical skills.

F D H Head o f Marketing, Sobuza Ngwenya, presented the cheque to the organization at an event held at Providence Secondary School.

"When we looked at the programmes of Age Africa, we realised that the organisation has a unique way of empowering the girls, hence the support,” Ngwenya said.

He said with the funding, the organization will provide scholarships and bursaries to vulnerable girls at different levels.

Age Africa Executive Director, Gertrude Kabwazi, commended the bank for the gesture saying the funding will go a long way towards improving the education of girls.

“With the funding, we will be helping the girls in the country towards improving quality education. It is timely as it will be used to offer scholarships, among others,” she said.

By William Kuwembe - The Daily Times

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