Absa Bank Ghana has donated 50 brand-new laptops to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) The donation is in support of the university’s new initiative dubbed ‘SONSOL Project’ to provide every needy student with a laptop.
The bank says the donation was in line with the bank’s Force for Good agenda in supporting young people through education and skills development. The laptops were presented to the beneficiary students at a short presentation ceremony.
The Vice Chancellor of KNUST thanked Absa Bank for supporting the students despite the economic challenges that COVID-19 has brought. Prof. Rita Akosua Dickson appealed for more corporate support to help mentor these needy students.
The bank has awarded over 500 tertiary students in 13 Universities across the country, KNUST inclusive, with full bursaries to cover their undergraduate programmes. Absa ReadytoWork Programme is designed to provide young people the needed skills that will help them transition from the academic world into the world of work.