MTN Partners YabaTech On Youth Empowerment - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, March 17, 2023

MTN Partners YabaTech On Youth Empowerment

Telecommunication giant, MTN Nigeria Communication Plc has  reached a partnership agreement with Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos  to finance skill training of youth, and youth empowerment in general.

The partnership will enable MTN to support and fund the growth of twenty (20) students that will enroll in Nigeria's premier tertiary institution's upcoming skill-in-demand project.

The one-year partnership agreement  which is subject to renewal, include MTN  rewarding the top 10 recipients among the trainees with mobile phone startup kits worth N345,700.00 each, to empower them with the needed tools to start a sustainable business.

Furthermore, MTN shall pay the sum of N5,457,000.00 as sponsorship fee which includes; honoraria to facilitators of theoretical training (3months) for 20 students, honoraria to master craftsperson for practical training (3months) for 20 students, transport fare to 20 enrolled students, and full mobile phone related startup kits for10 students.

The Sponsorship Fee is expected to be paid in advance to facilitate Yabatech of the Services subject to the provisions of the agreement, while MTN shall withhold the cost for the full mobile phone related startup kits until the top 10 Recipients emerge following the conclusion of the Project.

The good gesture from MTN gladdens the heart of Management, staff and students of the College, and the leadership of the School was full of appreciation to the telecommunication giant, for the benevolence act and for the partnership of progress. 

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