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South Coast Base Titanium mining firm offer generous
scholarships to 200 Kwale County Form One students

BASE TITANIUM Kwale -- Kwale County and Likoni Sub-County are set to benefit from Base Titanium’s continued efforts to support education programmes in the two regions.

The mining company has announced that it will sponsor 200 new students joining form one in January 2019 in addition to the 1,012 already in their high school scholarship programme.

The company sponsors another 712 university and college students in Kwale County and Likoni Sub-County pursuing different courses including, Medicine, Law, Engineering and Nursing.

Base Titanium described its scholarship and education programmes as a key resource and contributor to Kenya’s socio-economic development and more specifically a key enabler that is critical to the success of the Presidential Big Four Agenda.

Mr. Juma Lumumba, the community Life Skills Superintendent at Base Titanium said: "We believe that our community programmes have a positive impact in realising Kenya’s national goals including Vision 2030 and the Big Four Agenda.

"Specifically, in the Big Four Agenda, human resource enterprise will be a key enabler in the success of the different pillars such as Manufacturing, Universal Healthcare, Food Security and Affordable Housing."

Mr. Lumumba added that the students in the different tertiary institutions study different fields that have a direct link with the Big Four Agenda.

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BASE TITANIUM Kwale -- Some of the Kenya South Coast Form One beneficiaries of Base Titanium’s education programmes in Magaoni area, Kwale County. PHOTO - BASE TITANIUM

"Already we are seeing students who have cleared college coming to work in the community health institutions which is a big boost for universal health care," He said.

The Scholarship by Base Titanium which will now have over 1,900 students, is a boost to Kwale County Government which also sponsors over 2, 700 students in secondary schools.

Base Titanium urges all students to submit their applications to the company by 5th December 2018.

To date, Base Titanium has invested over KES1.5 billion in different community programmes that continue to transform the community while contributing to national goals including the Big Four Agenda and Vision 2030.



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