Kampala, Uganda - July 1, 2022: Stanbic Bank Uganda is funding 70 scholarships for young people from low-income household in eastern Uganda, to undertake vocational training courses at Busitema University.
The Scholarship fund will benefit at least 70 young people who will undergo a six-month vocational skills training in areas of their Interest, Including robotics, Irrigation technologies, automotive repairs. Post-harvest handling and processing technologies, welding and metal fabrication, brick laying and concrete practice, among others.
"Stanbic Bank is proud to be in partnership with Busiterna University to provide this scholarship programme that will enable young Ugandans to acquire vocational skills. The Bank recognises the importance of vocational training in increasing chances of employability of many young people and gain the much-needed future skills that will contribute the growth of our economy and boost their long-term professional careers. “Cathy Adengo. Head Sustainability, Stanbic Bank Uganda”.