100 students in Likoni and Kwale receive Base titanium scholarship

Base Titanium’s Life skills Superintendent in community relations Juma Lumumbah (far left) and Msambweni Sub-County Administrator Hamisi Mwandaro (second left) handover a school fees cheque to a parent during a past awarding ceremony.The Company is set to sponsor 200 bright students from Likoni and Kwale to join form 1 PHOTO COURTESY

Mombasa,KENYA:Over 100 students have benefited from higher education scholarships under a sponsorship programe by Base Titanium Company.

The beneficiaries are higher education students majoring in fields such as medicine, accounting and engineering.

This brings the number of students studying under the Base titanium scholarship program to more than 1000 as 950 more are already in the program which began in 2014.

Pius Kassin the community relations manager at Base titanium said that the program was in line with the sustainable development goal 4.

“Investing in Kwale youth is a cornerstone of Base’s community development programmes. We are empowering Kwale youthto have a cutting edge to compete fairly in the national andinternational labour market.”

A budget of sh 75 million has been set aside by the company for the 2017-2018 programe that is set to benefit students from likoni subcounty and all the four subcounties in Kwale county.

The beneficiaries will also be mentored by the company to ensure they make informed career choices.