Support Brilliant But Needy Students
– KNUST Student Urges Corporate Organizations
Mr. Emmanuel Jason Asare Adjei, a final-year student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has called on Corporate Organizations and individuals with resources to support the financing of brilliant but needy students across the tertiary institutions in the country.
The call by Mr. Jason Asare Adjei was made during a speech he delivered at a “Leadership Reflection Forum” organized by the University Students Association of Ghana on February 9, 2024 at CCB Auditorium, KNUST in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
The programme was on the theme: “Navigating Educational Policies for Tertiary Students in Ghana.”
Mr. Jason Asare Adjei, who comes from a family of Philanthropic Culture and through its Foundation known as the ‘Victoria Foundation,’ has helped so many vulnerable people across the length and breadth of Ghana, mostly brilliant but needy students.
According to Mr. Jason, sustainable financing is one of the strong pillars of accessibility to tertiary education.
He has therefore entreated the various student bodies and unions, like the University Students Association of Ghana, National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), Ghana National Union of Technical Students, Ghana Union of Professional Students, and others to effectively and efficiently work together with the Ghana Education Trust Fund(GETFUND), Students Loan Trust Fund (SLTF), Scholarship Secretariat of Ghana and the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)wings of corporate organizations to provide the necessary support for students.
Mr. Jason concluded that, all tertiary students should be able to complete their education, regardless of family and societal backgrounds, and it is our collective responsibility to ensure that such a beautiful agenda happens.
The student philanthropist recently paid the school fees of about 11 KNUST students to avoid their studies being truncated due to financial challenges.