Vodafone Exercises Social Responsibility, Enlists Women Engineers

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Written by Bernice Bessey | From All Africa

Vodafone Ghana Limited has commended and rewarded five female students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) for their courage to pursue engineering courses.

The academic user fees for the five engineering female students, Joycelyn Aduakye and Rebekah Nhyira Bedford, all from GTUC, Edith Ghunney, Naa Korkor Adjoa Ghunney and J’ezkella Afoakwah, all from KNUST, were paid for by Vodafone.

Other incentives the telephonic giant gave the five female students include electronic gadgets, modems, free airtime, and stationery to help them in their research projects.

The gesture was part of Vodafone Communication Limited’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, known as Female Engineering Students Sponsorship Programme (FESSP).

The gesture was also part of Vodafone’s plans to bring gender diversity in the technological world, of which the women ratio is so low.

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