Egalitarian Foundation sponsored Youth with IT Scholarship Program

The Egalitarian Foundation recently provided a scholarship package on Information Technology for sixteen (16) young people both male and female.

Mr. Mamour. M Mbenga commonly known as Kifa Barham; President of the foundation expressed his delight at the effort and hard work achieved by the Egalitarian Foundation to sponsor sixteen (16) young Gambians to pursue a certificate Program on Information Technology at the Quest Institute of Technology formerly known as Quantum.

The Foundation has accomplished a series of activity programs in various communities and support programs for children with special needs.

Mr. Mbenga said the project theme: ‘Educate Your Neighbor’ is a scholarship scheme that gives opportunities to graduates to pursue their institutional course programs in the areas of Information Technology, Graphic Design, and other related technical course programs.

Mr. Mbenga said youth matters is one of the Foundation’s top priority development programs.
Adding that on Monday 30th November, a Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) was sealed by both parties for the foundation’s future Programs.

Mr. Mbenga said the goal is to sponsor a hundred (100) young Gambians in various areas of IT, Graphic Design, and other related Technical Programs.

He said the foundation already sponsored the first barge of sixteen (16) participants including one sponsored participant from Mrs. Anna Secka Saine Managing Director of Quest Institute of Technology in the form of encouragement to the project.

Ahmed Tijan Bah the Sectary General of the Egalitarian Foundation graced the occasion as timely and urged participants to fulfill their goals, he said Information Technology is a key necessity and knowledge needs to be acquired.

The Founder of the Egalitarian Foundation Mr. Modou Lamin Bah popularly known as Egalitarian a renowned musician, philanthropist, and Entrepreneur who serves as the incubator of this noble initiative has been the key facilitator.

Mr. Bah made he commenced, “We are so grateful as a foundation to start such a great initiative on empowering youth matters and support the potentials we have as a nation”.

“As a patriotic citizen it is an opportunity on behalf of the foundation to gratefully approach this partnership package with QIT in the best interest of the Gambia”, he said.

Mrs. Anna Secka Saine the Managing Director of Quest Institute of Technology grace the initiative and opening ceremony.

She emphasized the need to support young people in their career goals.

She voluntarily contributes her quota to sponsor one participant as a form of encouragement to such youth development programs.