Tuesday, January 22, 2013

MTNF trains first set of beneficiaries on career development

A cross section of participants at the MTN Foundation training.

MTN Foundation has groomed the first set of graduate beneficiaries before letting them into the ‘labour’ market on career development.

ITRealms gathered the latest training was the first being organized for beneficiaries from the MTN Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme since its inception in 2009.

Also, ITRealms the training was to provide the graduating students with requisite
tools and employment tips as they step into the professional work environment.

The career development and enterprise workshop organized by MTN foundation was held at the Afterschool Graduate Development Centre, Ikoyi-Lagos, recently.

Worthy of note is that the Lagos-based MTN Foundation was incorporated in July 2004 to offer a sustainable and focused channel through which MTN Nigeria drives it’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in all 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Foundation is funded by up to 1 per cent of Profit-After-Tax (PAT) from MTN Nigeria and deploys a unique brand of wide impact and project-driven corporate social investment programmes which have won several accolades.

It has also created a vibrant network of local and international partner organisations through which its various projects are executed.

Factually, MTN Foundation has made huge impact and thus becoming a model for good corporate citizenship, endorsed by a wide variety of stakeholders.

Remmy Nweke/DSBNews 
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