By Daniel Anazia
U.S based Campbellsville University has announced a $30 million five-year empowerment plan for education in Africa. The intervention fund is being deplored to the continent to develop a network with educational partners in both public and private sectors in order to empower the African youth and invest in the future of Africa as well as forge the mission of Campbellsville University in the continent and throughout the globe.
Speaking at a roundtable to unveil the plan, the Dean of International Education at the University, Dr. Mego Haralu, who was on tour of some African countries, including Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Cameroon, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, and Liberia, said the university is over the next five years investing the $30,000,000 in the youth of Africa, majority of who will come from Nigeria.
He said, “Campbellsville University will invest in the youth and students of Africa by awarding $15,000 to each qualified and exceptional student for each of the student’s four years of study in the undergraduate degree.”
Source: News Now / The Guardian Online