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The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

Annual Scholars

Directory, 2015


The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.

Annual Scholars Directory September, 2014-December, 2015


Table of Content Foreward by Prof. William Otoo Ellis, Vice-Chancellor

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Background Information of the MasterCard Foundation (MCF) and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)

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Scholars Profile (Cohort One)

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Scholars Profile (Cohort Two) Highlights of Scholars Experience

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Gallery of Activities

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Professor William Otoo Ellis Chairman, Executive Advisory Board MCF Scholars Program at KNUST

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Executive Advisory Board MCF Scholars Program At KNUST

Dr. Kofi Owusu-Daaku Member

Professor Obiri Danso Member

Mr. Yaw Nimoh-Baffour Finance Officer Member

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Organogram of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program At KNUST

VICE CHANCELLOR

EXECUTIVE ADVISORY BOARD • • • • • •

Prof. W.O Ellis (Chairman) Vice Chancellor Finance Officer Dean of Students Prof. Kwasi Obiri-Danso Dr. KofI Owusu-Daaku

LEAD FOR THE PROGRAM Dr. KofI Owusu-Daaku

PROGRAM MANAGER (Coordinator)

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5 Senior Administrative Assistants Counsellor Accounting Assistant Systems Programmer Auditor


Management Team at MCF Scholars Program Secretariat

Dr. Kofi Owusu-Daaku Dean of Students Lead, MCF Scholars Program at KNUST for the Vice Chancellor

D.K. Ofori Accontant Dean of Students Office

Emmanuel Yeboah Gyan Program Manager

Emmanuel Ebo Ocran System Analyst & Finance Contact Person with MCF Canada

Afia Ampomah Awuah Data Analyst

Isaac Marfo Web & Brand Administrator

Claudia Owusu-Ansah Administrator, Scholars Support Services

Daniel Quansah Bassaw Administrator, Travels

Mr. Kofi Yamoa Counsellor

Samuel Nash Administrator, Recruitment & Internship

Michael Opoku-Ware Accounting Assistant

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Professor William Otoo Ellis Vice-Chancellor, KNUST

FOREWARD

T

he mastercard foundation scholars program is one of

KNUST’s single biggest partnerships in our recent history.

The Program’s theory of change and vision to raise transformative leaders from mainly economically disadvantaged backgrounds bodes well with KNUST’s vision of providing concessionary opportunity for higher education to students from schools classified by the Ghana Education Service as Less Endowed who

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would though have the requisite passes but would not survive the competetion for entry into programmes of KNUST. The sheer numbers of applications received for the past two years since the Program began draws our attention as an institution to the shouting need to seek more partnerships with corporate institutions and foundations to meet the genuine requests for assistance created by social and economic inequities. Our Scholars have demonstrated that there is a strong positive correlation between adequate student and administrative support and excellent academic performance; often for the student with a sense of purpose. The African continent today faces a challenge of a people losing their humanity to the quest for quick fixes for everything. The value of compassion is rare. Even rarer is the quintessential sense of ethics and selfless dedication to dare the status quo. This process of change must first begin with self; a transformed individual will stand the inevitable test of degeneration into decadence. This is the bedrock the Scholars Program at KNUST seeks to lay for its Scholars. KNUST is grateful to the MasterCard Foundation for this opportunity to lead the charge to raise this critical mass of global leaders. Congratulations to all Scholars!

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION OF THE MASTERCARD FOUNDATION (MCF) AND KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KNUST) THE MASTERCARD FOUNDATION (MCF) The MasterCard Foundation is an independent, global organization based in Toronto, Canada, with more than $9 billion in assets. Through collaboration with partner organizations in 46 countries, it is creating opportunities for all people to learn and prosper. The Foundation’s programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning, mostly in Africa. Established in 2006 through the generosity of MasterCard Worldwide when it became a public company, the Foundation is a separate and independent entity. The policies, operations, and funding decisions of the Foundation are determined by its own Board of Directors and President and CEO.

VISION & MISSION OF MCF Our Vision: • Opportunity for all to learn and prosper. Our Mission: • The MasterCard Foundation advances youth learning and promotes financial inclusion to catalyze prosperity in developing countries. Our Values: • Collaborate: We listen and respect diversity in people and ideas. We act ethically. • Innovate: We constantly challenge ourselves and others to be bold – to explore, test and create scalable solutions to poverty. • Achieve: We seek results and long-term impact. We set clear objectives, track performance and share learnings.

THE MASTERCARD FOUNDATION SCHOLARS PROGRAM The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program is a $500 million, 10-year initiative to educate and prepare young people – particularly from Africa – to lead change and make a positive social impact in their communities. The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program provides access to secondary and higher education for young people who are committed to giving back to their communities. It is designed to provide students with holistic support, including the following:

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Comprehensive Scholarships Students receive financial support for fees, uniforms, books and supplies, transportation, accommodation, and stipends.

Skills Training Students benefit from enrichment in areas relevant to employment success, such as critical thinking, communications, and entrepreneurship.

Transition Support Students receive support during their transition into secondary school, university or the workforce with mentoring, career counseling, internships, leadership development, and other life skills coaching.

Give-Back Component An integral component of the Program is the commitment from the Scholars to give back to their communities and countries of origin. Students demonstrate this commitment through volunteerism and community service, as well as other forms of experiential learning.

Alumni Network Graduates of the Scholars Program will be connected through an alumni network that offers information, resources, and opportunities to consult with other graduates.

Scholars Students selected for The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program are provided with opportunities to realize their full potential. Through Foundation partners, they receive holistic financial, academic, and emotional support as they transition from secondary to university education and into the workforce. Scholars will build core competencies such as critical thinking, problem solving, and working across diverse groups to ensure their success in the global economy. Partner institutions will identify and select young men and women from economically disadvantaged communities who have demonstrated the following attributes.

Academic Talent Scholars value learning and have the drive to complete their education. Commitment to Giving Back Scholars have a demonstrated commitment to improving their communities.

Potential to Lead Scholars will become role models, mentors, and problem solvers. The Program will serve an estimated 15,000 young people at the secondary and university levels. It has a particular focus on Africa, which has the world’s youngest population structure. The continent is experiencing unprecedented economic growth; yet, it faces the lowest secondary and university education enrolment rates in comparison with the rest of the world.

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KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KNUST) Historical background The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology grew out of the Kumasi College of Technology which was established by a Government Ordinance on 6th October, 1951 The College was officially opened on 22nd January, 1952 with 200 Teacher Training students transferred from Achimota College in Accra at the coast, to form the nucleus of this new College 250 kilometers up country in the forest belt. In October, 1952, the School of Engineering and the Department of Commerce were established and the first students were admitted. From 1952 to 1955, the School of Engineering prepared students for professional qualifications only. In 1955, the School embarked on courses leading to the University of London Bachelor of Engineering External Degree Examinations. A Pharmacy Department was established in January, 1953, with the transfer of the former School of Pharmacy from Korle-Bu Hospital, Accra, to the College. The Department ran a two-year comprehensive course in Pharmacy leading to the award of the Pharmacy Board Certificate. A Department of Agriculture was opened in the same year to provide a number of ad hoc courses of varying duration, from a few terms to three years, for the Ministry of Agriculture. A Department of General Studies was also instituted to prepare students for the Higher School Certificate Examinations (Advance level) in both Science and Arts subjects and to give instruction in such subjects as were requested by the other departments to make successful candidates eligible for degree courses they offer. Once established, the College began to grow and in 1957, the School of Architecture, Town Planning and Building was inaugurated and its first students were admitted in January, 1958, for professional courses in Architecture, Town Planning and Building Technology. As the College expanded, it was decided to make the Kumasi College of Technology a purely science and technology institution. In pursuit of this policy, the Teacher Training College, with the exception of the Art School (considered as running Technological programs), was transferred in January, 1958, to the Winneba Training College (whose nucleus has become part of the present day University of Education Winneba). In 1959, the Commerce Department was transferred to Achimota to form the nucleus of the present School of Administration of the University of Ghana, Legon. Accession to University Status – The birth of KNUST In December, 1960, the Government of Ghana appointed a University Commission to advise it on the future development of University Education in Ghana, in connection with the proposal to transform both the University College of Ghana and the Kumasi College of Technology into two independent Universities in Ghana. 14

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Following the report of the commission which came out early 1961, the Kumasi College of Technology was thus transformed into a full-fledged University and 1961 and re-named Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (after the President of the 1st Republic of Ghana) by an Act of Parliament on 22nd August, 1961. It was officially inaugurated on Wednesday, 20th November 1961, The University’s name was changed to University of Science and Technology after the military coup d’état of 24th February, 1966 which overthrew Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah. However, by another act of Parliament, Act 559 of 1998, the University has reverted to her original name of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, (KNUST) Kumasi.

STRATEGIC MANDATE, VISION, MISSION & CORE VALUES of KNUST Our Strategic Mandate: The Act of establishing the University defines its mandate, which essentially is to provide higher education, undertake research, disseminate knowledge and foster relationships with the outside persons and bodies. The strategic mandate of the University is derived from Science and Technology in its name.

Our Vision: To be globally recognised as the Premier Centre of excellence in Africa for teaching in Science and Technology for development; producing high calibre graduates with knowledge and expertise to support the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana and Africa. In summary, the vision can be stated as “Advancing knowledge in Science and Technology for sustainable development in Africa”

Our Mission: To provide an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in Science and Technology for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana, Africa and other nations. KNUST also offers service to community, is opened to all the people of Ghana and positioned to attract scholars, industrialists and entrepreneurs from Africa and other international communities.

Our Core Values • • • •

Leadership in Innovation and Technology Culture of Excellence Diversity and Equal Opportunity for All Integrity and Stewardship of Resources

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Where Our Scholars Have Come From in Ghana (135 SCHOLARS)

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Scholars

Profiles Cohort One

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Francis Acquah Junior SHS: Adiembra Senior High, Adiembra, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATIONS: Development Analyst CORE VALUES: Honesty, Integrity, Humility & Hard work Operating, Managing and Setting up my own Insurance company has been my preoccupation. I realize that children dropout of schools due to loss of parent or guardians and losing their source of support is very common in Ghana, which is also notable in my locality. Dreams being shut down is one of the painful feelings that one can experience, I don’t want my younger brothers and sisters to toil in vain, I will lower the ladder down so they can also climb up and do the same for others.

Adizatu Ibrahim SHS: Shama Senior High School, Shama, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATION: Chattered Accountant CORE VALUES: Determination and Honesty I have always had the passion for accountancy and it is my dream to become a celebrated chartered accountant in the not-too-distant future. I know achieving this ambition does not lie on a silver platter but it comes with a lot of sacrifices, dedication, perseverance, determination and God fearing. These are values that I exhibit in my daily life. I am striving so hard to succeed for my community to have a role model and a motivational tool to look up to and be a tool to inspire girl-child education.

Adofo Atta Martin Snr SHS: Kwahu-Ridge Senior High School, Obo Kwahu, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. History ASPIRATION: Politician CORE VALUES: Discipline, Respect and Tolerance I happen to be the first in my family to have reached the tertiary level. I do not take this opportunity for granted. I am currently reading History and Political Science in KNUST. It is my desire to become a politician to lead my people in my village and ultimately the nation Ghana. I have a passion for education and so would one day want to build a community library and give prizes to students to motivate them work hard. I want to achieve this through hard work,a God-fearing attitude, discipline, respect and tolerance.

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John Kofi Aggrey SHS: Senya Senior High School, Senya, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Actuarial Science ASPIRATIONS: Lecturer & A Philanthropist CORE VALUES: Loyalty and Commitment to Excellence My aspiration is to become a lecturer and a role model in my society. I intend to work very hard to attain this dream. I believe in proper management of time, commitment and loyalty, I am zealous to helping the poor, illiterates (children) and the disabled in the community and the country at large. Sanitation is also an area of interest and I would want to help improve this situation in my community and nation.

Twumwaa Agnes SHS: Boso Senior High, Boso Atimpoku, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Statistics ASPIRATIONS: Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Humility and Respectfulness It has been my dream to become an entrepreneur and own company that produces and sells products such as fruit drinks and other non-alcoholic beverages. Having worn the clothes of poverty and knowing how hot it feels to be in such clothes, I greatly desire to help others who are also in the same situation by establishing a small scale business that would support their livelihood to make ends meet.

Aboagye Andrews SHS: Kade Senior High School, Kade, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATIONS: Accountant (Auditor) CORE VALUE: Respect for All At a very tender age, I always abhorred child labour and abuse and the continues existence of this problem has further given me the impetus to work hard and fight against this menace in my society, Ghana, Africa and the world as a whole. It is my goal to set up or work in an organization that will work to subdue the problem of child labour and abuse.

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Bantamuliza Anna SHS: Gashora Girls Academy, Gashora, Rwanda PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Telecommunication Engineering ASPIRATIONS: Telecommunication Engineer & Politician CORE VALUE: Kindness When I started my primary education, it was in the Francophone system and I didn’t know any English word. GGAST made me dream of becoming one of the greatest Telecommunication Engineers because I realized that the sector needed improvement especially in Africa. In all, I would say that, life is a journey which one cannot pursue alone. You would need a friend to lift you up when you fall. We make friends by being kind to everyone, thus my core value and ethics; “being kind to everyone”.

Appiah Asana SHS: Amasaman Senior High Tech. School, Amasaman, Greater Accra Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Human Settlement Planning ASPIRATIONS: Planner CORE VALUES: Hard work, Obedience and dedication to Duty I aspire to attain academic excellence in my chosen field as a planner. I will use my achievement to encourage the youth in my community to attain the highest education regardless of any constraints. I will be an advocate for the brilliant but needy children in my community in getting the necessary assistance in pursuing their dreams with education as a priority.

Avoada Cynthia SHS: Ahafoman Senior High /Technical School, Goaso, Brong Ahafo PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Geography and Rural Development ASPIRATIONS: Teacher CORE VALUES: Respect, Love and Integrity I aspire to touch, change, transform and impart the lives of people who come into contact with me. What has been my ethics from childhood is to give equal respect to people no matter their status and never to look down on people. As a young lady, I get worried when I see young people especially females living in ignorance about education. I seek to help enlighten my community to understand the significance of education and the power it holds in our lives.

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Anyan Beatrice Adwoa SHS: Twifo Praso Senior High School, Twifo Praso, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Social Work ASPIRATIONS: Social Worker CORE VALUE: Equity My ethics in life as a person is to treat people equally both rich and poor. It is my desire to help people out of their trials especially those in my community. I aim at being a social worker and hope to deal with child labour and teenage pregnancies. I want to be a responsible person to both family and community.

Agagli Benedict Mawuli SHS: Apeguso Senior High School, Akwamu Apegusu, Atimpoku, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Statistics ASPIRATIONS: Statistician CORE VALUES: Justice and Respect My personal aspiration is to become a minister of state exhibiting good exemplary life which can impart positively on others. I would be happy one day if this is said to me, “you are my role model”. With my background, I aim at striving for the best which will encourage others from a like background. With determination and respect for others as my values, the sky is the starting point. I deem it fit to assist others as MasterCard has done for me.

Bentil Maria SHS: Mankessim Senior High School, Mankessim, Central Region PROGRAM OF STUDY: BA. Social Work ASPIRATIONS: Social Worker CORE VALUE: Self Determination, Honesty, Respectfulness Girl child education is something I’m passionate about because if you educate a girl, everything changes. In my opinion I believe quality education is a major challenge in my community and due to that teenage pregnancy has become a problem in my community which is practically affecting the youth. As a professional social worker, it will be my duty to help form social education clubs which will take into consideration the problems teenagers in my community go through and I believe focusing on their problem and helping them solve it will help reduce its effect it has on my community should we leave them unattended to. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Azuure Celestina Ayatuure SHS: Navrongo Senior High School, Navrongo, Upper East Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Land Economy ASPIRATION: Valuer CORE VALUE: Self-Discipline My dream is to become a Land Economist or Valuer. I stand for, self-discipline and hard work. I hope to realize my potentials so as to become an instrument of change in my community. With the knowledge to be acquired from my stay at KNUST I would help in solving land related issues.

Appiah Dorcas SHS: Assin Nsuta Senior High School, Assin Nsuta, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: B.A Publishing Studies ASPIRATIONS: Publisher & an Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Calmness of thought, Honest and Obedient I love to read and my aspirations are to become a publisher in the future. I have purposed in my heart to be the best in my field of study. One of my priorities in life is to help improve the education of children in my community because they are the future of our communities and nation.

Edem Napoleon Donkor SHS: Taviefe Senior High, Taviefe, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATION: Chattered Accountant and A Philanthropist CORE VALUES: Societal Integrity and Service to Humanity Societal transformation is paramount among my aspiration and I passionately desire to contribute to help eradicate the inaccessibility to quality education for brilliant but needy children. The lack of technical and vocational training centers is breeding unemployment and lack of wholesome water supply are just a few of the challenges faced by my community. I therefore believe being a chartered accountant would place me in a good financial and intellectual position to contribute meaningfully to eradicate these challenges so as to charge improvement in the standard of living in my community.

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Osei Elizabeth Nyarkoa SHS: Wesley Girls’ High School, Cape Coast, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Civil Engineering ASPIRATION: Civil Engineer CORE VALUES: Integrity, Creativity, Generosity and Balance I want to be a civil engineer and specialize in Environmental and Structural Engineering. Engineering play a more vital role in this 21st century. As I observe awesome structures designed and constructed by civil engineers, I am filled with the desire to be part of this great profile system of creativity and ingenuity. With my knowledge in Civil Engineering, I hope to make Ghana a more habitable place to live in terms of Infrastructure, Waste and Water Resource Management. I also want to give the less privileged the opportunity to have education and other unsolicited extras to enable them reach higher heights.

Elizabeth Quagraine SHS: Holy Child Senior High School, Cape Coast, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Doctor of Pharmacy ASPIRATION: Renowned Pharmacist CORE VALUE: Respect for All My goal is to become a pharmacist and contribute immensely in the health sector to help save lives. I desire to contribute in remote areas as most people neglect these areas for a comfortable life in cities. Again, I aspire to live a morally upright life so as to set good example for the younger ones in the society. I desire to also engage in charity works as a means of putting smiles on the faces of the less privileged in the society. I also desire to engage in youth empowerment programs to encourage the youth especially females, that they can also make it in life.

Niba Ernest Che SHS: Sacred Heart College, Mankon, Cameroon PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Human Biology, MB, ChB ASPIRATION: Medical Doctor CORE VALUE: Hospitality The health services provided in the public sector is not efficient due to non-cordial relationship between the medical officers and their patients. I believe my training at KNUST will better position me to bridge the gap in the delivery of medical service with regards to the doctor-patient relationship. I intend to influence other would-be doctors to also have a better relationship with patients. To succeed, I must be inborn with a virtue of humility and love then I could be the spark to the roaring fire of positive change. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Gbedzi Florence Alberta SHS: Somè Senior High School, Agbozume, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Political Studies ASPIRATION: Educationist CORE VALUES: Trustworthy, Caring and Loyal My love for education directs my in what I aspire to become;an Educationist. It is my passion to work in the educational sector so as to impact knowledge and also help in the reform of the sector to make it a better one. I cherish my existence on the principles of; discipline, trustworthiness, loyalty, selflessness and caring. Having love for my community, I would help in educating brilliant but needy people who want to continue their education.

Acquah Godwin SHS: Shama Senior High, Shama, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: LLB ASPIRATION: Jurist CORE VALUES: Truthfulness, Love and Friendliness My greatest desire in life is to be a beacon of hope for the brilliant but needy individuals in the society. It is my desire to extend a helping hand to such individuals. I love encouraging people be it young or old to know that every dream is within their reach.

Adu Aborah Grace SHS: Attefuah High Technical School, Akim Oda, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Statistics ASPIRATION: Financial Statistician CORE VALUES: Humility and Respectfulness It has always been my dream to continue my education and become a successful person. Our country is in dire need of leadership and dedicated service. There are serious challenges with sanitation and girl child education. My contribution to help ameliorate these challenges will be my passion as I go back into the community.

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Grace Korantemaa Yamoah SHS: Ahantaman Girls Senior High School, Ketan-Sekondi, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Actuarial Science ASPIRATION: Entrepreneur CORE VALUE: Humility, Respect, Boldness and Courage My goal is to become a great role model for the youth especially the young ladies who have none to look up to. It is my greatest desire to improve situations in my life, family and my community. I aspire to be a thorough learner and also to start a venture in my community to help the under privileged. I would also want to improve the prospect of education in my community especially that of the girl child. The moral principles that govern my personal behaviour are honesty, courage, boldness and respect.

Guisgo Rebecca Efua SHS: Saint Joseph Senior High Technical, Ahwiren, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Statistics ASPIRATION: Philanthropist CORE VALUES: Discipline, Respect for others and Integrity. I aspire to help weak students academically in every area concerning academics and also help the brilliant but needy students in my community. I believe education is the right tool for development, it is therefore my goal to help in educating the youth and children in my community as well as other communities in order to help enhance the positive development of Ghana and Africa as a whole through public education and any other means as far as education is concerned.

Bentum Hajara SHS: Huni-Valley Senior High School, Huni-Valley, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Social Work ASPIRATION: Lawyer CORE VALUE: Equity, Respect, Perseverance and Determination My personal aspiration is to be lawyer and a gender advocate. I would empower the girl child through education as the saying goes “… you educate a girl you educate a nation” I also aspire to setup alternative livelihood centers for those who could not benefit from formal education. By this, I am empowered by J.J Reausseau’s statement which says “Every child is born with abilities and capabilities and therefore must be allowed to explore.” With all these I would be able to contribute to the millennium goal one which says “to eradicate hunger and poverty extremely”. My core values are gender equity, respect, honesty, perseverance and determination. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Boateng Ibrahim SHS: Toase Senior High School, Toase, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Doctor Of Pharmacy ASPIRATION: Medical doctor CORE VALUES: Honest And Loyal My purpose in life is to become a devoted medical practitioner in future in order to address most of the challenges that the entire nation faces in the Health Sector. I am always honest and loyal in my daily activities especially towards my fellow humans. It is my dearest desire to reform my community in many areas especially helping the poor, the sick and students. I am ready to devote my time, money, knowledge and honour to serve mankind.

Yowetu Isaac Amornortey SHS: Ada Senior High Technical School, Ada, Sege, Greater Accra Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Actuarial Science ASPIRATION: Professional Actuary CORE VALUES: Respect for Authority, Obedience to Law and kindness It is my desire to provide job opportunities in my community, educate farmers on irrigation and to lend a helping hand to children who are brilliant but need financial support. I believe in talking less and acting more.

Napoagne Issahaku Tawanbu SHS: Amanten Senior High School, Amanten, Brong Ahafo PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Natural Resources Management. ASPIRATION: Natural Resource Manager & International Researcher CORE VALUES: Passion and Perseverance I am highly determined towards the attainment of the highest university degree in the above named course. I wish to fully apply my knowledge in Natural Resource Management in order to make sustainable, efficient use and exploitation of the abundant natural resources notably the lake (the only source of drinking water), trees and many others in my community, Lonto.

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Sarkwa Joshua SHS: Obrachire Senior High School, Awutu Obrachire, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Construction Tech and Management ASPIRATION: Construction Consultant CORE VALUES: Positive thinking,Godly devotion & obedience Pursuing higher education became a worry but through donor support, I gained admission to Obrachire Senior High Technical School to continue my senior high education in Technical Skills and completed in 2013. I am currently studying BSc. Construction Technology and Management in KNUST and look forward to become a seasoned Constructor. With the enormous knowledge and techniques that will be acquired in my programme of study, I look forward to serving my community and the nation at large. I believe in positive change and good influence in humans through education.

KHALID KHADIJA SHS: Leklebi Senior High School, Leklebi Duga, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Natural Resources Management ASPIRATION: Conservation Scientist/Actress CORE VALUES: Hardwork and Integrity In life, my values include decency, obedience, integrity and fidelity. The sanitation situation in my community leaves much to be desired. It is the greatest challenge in my life now and I am very much bent on helping to improve the situation. Poor sanitation means poor health and poor health means lack of development. I desire to help in the management of waste in my community and my country, this will help curb cholera and other related diseases. My passion to see every Ghanaian especially girl child educated gives me the energy to keep on working hard until I have achieved this dream.

Ledi Klenam Korble SHS: Keta Business College, Keta, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATION: Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Humility, Respect and Integrity I aspire to be a writer and to lecture to assist students in their academic work. Mediocre performance has become common in our schools and quality education has been replaced by quantity. Student affairs are my raison d’etre. I believe in humility, respect, integrity and commitment. I also believe in pursuing my dream for there is no referee. I do what I can when, where and however possible. A plan has been outlined to execute my goals as a see-saw prospect lies ahead of me.

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Owusu Kyeremaa Lydia SHS: Aduman Senior High School, Aduman, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Geography And Rural Development ASPIRATION: Military Woman CORE VALUE: Perseverance My desire to make an impact in my community is really strong. In my community the youth do not value education and as such most of them are on hard drugs. I want to assist in improving education and also make them realize its importance.

Ofosu Magdalene SHS: New Abirem Afosu Senoir High, New Abirem, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Human Settlement Planning ASPIRATION: Planner CORE VALUES: Sincerity, Forthrightness and Caring I want to be recognized as a leading expert in the field of planning with several published works. I really want to use my life as an example to inspire others that their dreams can also come true. Also to create, inspire and cultivate magnificence through excellence and ease people who want to have a life they love. Maintaining a positive attitude is the path I have chosen to always follow. I stand for what is right and never give in to negative peer pressure. In my community I have the desire to tackle issues on education and healthcare.

Mahama Kunidini Helina SHS: Ekumfi T.I. Ahmadiya Senior High School, Esakyir, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: B.A. Social Work ASPIRATION: Sex Educator and Counselor. CORE VALUE: Respectful, Discipline and Honest. My passion is to reduce the rate of teenage pregnancy in my community and in Ghana as a whole. Teenage Pregnancy is doing a great harm in my community, as an upcoming social worker, I intend to help curb this menace through the formation of youth clubs in the upper primaries, junior high schools and senior high schools to educate the males and females especially on sex which I believe will help reduce the rate of teenage pregnancy in my community. Being a social work student and an upcoming professional, I will seek for assistance from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) to help provide educational centers in my community.

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Adu Mavis SHS: Mabang Senior High Technical School, Mabang, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Social Work ASPIRATION: Motivational Speaker CORE VALUES: Everyone Equally With Respect and Honesty In this life, my aim is to achieve the best of education to the highest level in order to help my community. I dream of working within deprived areas to educate children especially the girl child; to become respectable and prominent in the future and also be a front person for the youth through programs that will empower and motivate them to build their self-confidence especially the female gender. I aspire to live a moral and descent life to be a role model within my locality.

Miller Jackson SHS: Kwame Danso Senior High Tech School, Kwame Danso, Brong Ahafo PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Agribusiness Management ASPIRATION: Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Tolerance, Hard work and Respect for all. It is my dream to be an entrepreneur in my field and establish companies to employ people to reduce the unemployment situation in our country. I believe in being a good steward of resources and in exercising wise expenditure; these are the things that drive me in my quest as a future leader. My community has always been at my heart and I will do everything morally right and legal in my capacity to raise its name and image. I will do this through hard work and the application of the knowledge I will acquire during my stay in the University.

Abdul-Rahaman Nurideen SHS: Lassia Toulu Senior High School, Wa, Upper West Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Architecture ASPIRATION: Architect CORE VALUES: Discipline, Compassion, Hospitality and Respect My goal in life is to become a refined architect; I am inspired by the poverty lines drawn across boundaries in my community. I strive to achieve my set goal to be in a position to replenish the dying lives in my community, country and beyond the boundaries of Ghana.

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OdamtteN Nathasha SHS: Kade Senior High Technical School, Kade, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATIONS: Entrepreneur CORE VALUE: Honesty, Obedience and Hard Work I aspire to establish a vocational school to help develop talents of the youth in my community which will go a long way to help them be employed and independent. Also it is my dream to establish my own company (a financial institution). It is my dream to help reduce the employment rate in the country as a whole and also improve the standard of living of people. I have a passion to help those in need if it’s in my capability to do so. My core values are discipline, respect, integrity and commitment.

Maame Kwamah Otsieku Baah SHS: St. Rose’s Senior High, Akwatia, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATION: International business lawyer CORE VALUES: Diligence, discipline and the fear of God All my life, I have always been driven by one predominating cause; to compete with the best and to be better than the best. As a Scholar of MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program, my aspiration is to become an ingenious registered international business lawyer. Accordingly, I desire to help in national development through public service and spearheading humanitarian activities especially towards empowering the girl child and alleviating poverty. Maame Kwamah runs an annual campaign on the Reproductive Health for girls in my community. Again, I speak to young people on issues as time management and personal growth and development.

Abadum Pascalina Awelana SHS: Awe Senior High Technical School, Navrongo, Upper East Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Geography and Rural Development ASPIRATION: Medical Geographer CORE VALUES: Respect, Obedience, Determination and Hardworking I will live no stone unturned in order to gain my degree and requisite knowledge from KNUST to help liberate my community through selfsupport, advocacy and clear myopic thoughts of happenings in my community. My background drives me to be passionate and determined to love people for who they are and move to transform many by leading change and an exemplary life.

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Prince Adufah SHS: Kibi Senior High Technical School, Kibi, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Human Settlement Planning ASPIRATION: Spacial & Policy Development Consultant CORE VALUES: Integrity, Honesty, Hard work and Humility I envision a sustainable environment where every individual’s needs are addressed through comprehensive development approaches. My Community is My Dream, I shall therefore move mountains to invest in the youth and halt the overwhelming incidence of teenage pregnancy and youth deviancy. Additionally, my ultimate mission is to steer the wheels of change by calling into being the hidden potentials; talents, in especially, young people and improve their quality of life through talent support and management in the arts, culture and entertainment sector.

Angkaakpe S. Raphael SHS: Wa Senior High Technical School, Wa, Upper West Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Geography and Rural Development ASPIRATION: Medical Geographer CORE VALUES: Obedient, Hardworking and Respectful In my community, we depend solely on the harvest of our peasant farmers. I hope my study in KNUST will enable me gain the requisite knowledge and skills that will give me a wider scope of expertise to help improve the standard of living of the people in my locality. It is my desire to obtain a doctorate degree (PhD) in my field of study. I aim at giving back all I have learnt at KNUST to help in the development of my community, nation and Africa at large. My limit is beyond the sky.

Rebecca Tawiah SHS: Komenda Secondary Technical School, Komenda Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Disability and Rehabilitation Studies ASPIRATIONS: Problem Solver CORE VALUES: Humility, Selflessness and God Fearing My desire is to change the perception of people most especially in my community about physically challenged people. Perceptions such as physically challenged individuals have no capabilities within them to contribute to the development of the community and therefore are considered as nuisance will be a thing of past when I extend the knowledge I will acquire there. I will do this by forming a physically challenged club which will address the issues of physically challenged people and bring out their capabilities.

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Buama Roselyn SHS: Kukuom Agric Senoir High School, Kukuom, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Akan ASPIRATION: Educationist CORE VALUES: Respect For Self and Love Others I aspire to learn and impart on others to have positive result on their life. I love to share what I have with the less privileged I encounter with. I do unto others as myself and also manage to conciliate those who are not on the right path; these have been my ethics since childhood. As a young lady having the privilege to read BA. Akan I will not hesitate to share the knowledge and skills I gain with my community. I hope to fuel away ignorance and illiteracy in my community with knowledge acquired, because education has become the key to success in our modern era.

Saaka Samuel Jabriel SHS: Bole Senior High School, Bole, Northern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Chemical Engineering ASPIRATION: Community Transformer CORE VALUES: Hardworking, Tolerance And Transparency I see myself as a tool to help transform my community and therefore have always tried to maximize any good opportunity that comes my way; thus, helping the needy and intelligent children. I believe in hard work, transparency and tolerance. With these principles, I hope and pray that I will be able to achieve my goal one day.

Korsah Shadrach SHS: Tuobodom Senior High School, Tuobodom, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Sociology ASPIRATION: Agricultural Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Discipline and Determination. Despite situations in the past and challenging family circumstances, I hope to obtain a PhD in sociology which will enable me to be a sociology lecturer. I am a person with a great level of concern for my community, it has always being my desire to help others and therefore have and will continue to help others in their education by contributing both in cash and in kind. I see it as a duty to organize vacation classes for students in my town and educate and encourage students and parents on the need to take education serious I believe in discipline and determination.

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Shaibu Nafiwu SHS: Otumfuo Osei Tutu II College, Tetrem, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Computer Science ASPIRATION: Software Engineer CORE VALUE: Respectfulness I wish to help my community in mentoring and increasing computer literacy.

Kpeninnye Sheilla SHS: St. Francis Girls’ Senior High School, Jirapa, Upper West Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics ASPIRATION: building Contractor CORE VALUE: Perseverance I wish to use the knowledge gain after my training with agriculturists to improve the lives of the people in my community who are mainly farmers. With good roads, agricultural produce can be transported to markets for parents to sell and use the proceeds to pay for fees, in other to simulate good education for their children. This would also help teachers posted to the community to teach well. Good roads and good schools will ultimately lead to an improvement in the standard of living in my community. I believe with perseverance, I would achieve all my goals in developing my community.

Ndewin Simon Awintuuma SHS: Tempane Senior High School, Tempane, Upper East Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Culture and Tourism ASPIRATION: Parliamentarian CORE VALUES: Justice, Fairness and Religiosity. I wish to break away from the cycle of poverty that has engulfed my community. This should position me to be a role model of excellence. I therefore take this opportunity seriously with the hope to becoming a politician in future. I do not share the view that politic is a dirty game. I intend to set up a business which will help people have descent life in my community. I also intend to embark on a mission which will help motivate students in my community with my life experience.

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Danquah Stefan SHS: Assin North Senior High, Asempaneye, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Development Planning ASPIRATION: To become an Initiator of national change CORE VALUES: Integrity & Excellence I have since infancy maintained a passion for Ghana and it has been my ultimate concern to turn things around for the better. In my life, I have come to realize that the country needs iconic or selfless leaders, that can bring all minds together. I will want to be an iconic figure uniting the masses for patriotic acts and make the people of Ghana really understand that we are stakeholders of this country. I will like to be a philanthropist in the not-too-distant future. I see it as my greatest responsibility to motivation the youth in my community to excel. I also want to help other communities which I worked as volunteer, reaching out to them in educating the children in these communities.

Karikari Emmanuel SHS: Ahafoman Senior High School, Goaso, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Computer Engineering ASPIRATION: Computer Engineer CORE VALUES: Hard Work, Discipline and Perseverance I desire to become a computer engineer and aiming at solving problems related to communications and health by inventing medical software and hardware to detect sicknesses. These can be achieved through hard work, determination, perseverance, discipline and a God-Fearing attitude. I therefore have a strong desire to work diligently towards my aspirations to make a great positive impact in my community for generations to tail my foot-prints.

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Amiziah Awinbisa Nancy SHS: Zuarungu Senior High, Zuarungu, Upper East Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: B.A Geography and Rural Development ASPIRATIONS: Health Practitioner CORE VALUES: Obedience and Peace loving I want to give my community the best in me, since giving back to my community is my utmost concern. I am looking forward to seeing peace and justice flowing like a gushing stream in my community and the country at large.

Atasige Amandine Catherine SHS: Our Lady of Lourdes Girls Secondary/Technical School, Navrongo, Upper East Region ASPIRATIONS: Chartered Economist PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Economics CORE VALUES: Truthfulness, Hardwork and Self Discipline I am an energetic, ambitious, hardworking and curious lady who has developed a matured and responsible approach to any duty assigned to me. I am looking forward to achieving my dream as an Economic analyst. I am caring, loving, motivating and above all God-fearing. With the zeal I have, I want to become one of the decision makers in the country Ghana to help her develop.

Musah Fiifi Emmanuel SHS: Oti Senior High Tech. School, Dambai, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Agribusiness Management ASPIRATIONS: Entrepreneur & lecturer CORE VALUES: Integrity, Competence and Humility I have since childhood developed a strong passion for Ghana, and wish to see a positive change in her. My community is also a part of my being. In this regard, I aspire to become an entrepreneur who will establish successful business ventures. By so doing, unemployment in my community will be reduced; the goodwill and living standards of the members of my community and Ghana will also be raised. I strive to be a resourceful, resilient and good steward in my generation so as to help the underprivileged in the society.

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Kwetey Ezekiel Narh SHS: Ningo Senior High School, Old Ningo, Greater Accra Region PROGRAM OF STUDY: BSc Statistics ASPIRATIONS: Motivational Speaker CORE VALUES: Integrity, Humility and Hard work The good Lord who made me victorious from my mothers’ womb put joy onto my face when I received my admission letter to KNUST. My calling is to champion humility and integrity on the globe. For it’s said in the good book of Proverbs 11:2 “when pride comes then comes disgrace and humility comes wisdom”. It is my humble prayer and desire to live by my core values so others can emulate.

Gurah Millicent SHS: Adiembra Senior High School, Adiembra, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Sociology ASPIRATIONS: Cooperate Lawyer CORE VALUES: Integrity, Hard work and Trustworthiness It is my aspiration to become a great entrepreneur and a corporate lawyer. It is always my dream to become the light in my community to enable others to discover the covered. It is my dream to help people shape their dreams in my community and my country as a whole. I dream to see a world where employment will be in abundance and people will not wait to be employed but also employ others. I dream to see a world where people will be able to provide for their basic needs with just little assistance. I am a woman of integrity, passion and determination.

Agyin Eunice SHS: Methodist Senior High School, Mamfe, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATIONS: Chartered Accountant CORE VALUES: Humility and Honesty I have always had a dream of being a chartered accountant. Growing in a community without educational facilities such as a library and an ICT center, most of the people in my community do not have much interest in education. I have a burning desire to make education more attractive to people in my community.

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Oduro Emmanuel SHS: Yamfo Anglican Senior High School, Yamfo, Brong Ahafo Region Program of Study: BSc. Metallurgical Engineering Aspirations: Mining Engineer Core values: Hard work I am Emmanuel Oduro is 21year old boy from Yamfo in the Brong-Ahafo region of Ghana. It was my dream to work in one of the mining companies in the town I reside in but had no means to see this dream become a reality. With the help of this scholarship by the MasterCard Foundation Program at KNUST, Emmanuel Oduro is currently pursuing BSc Metallurgical Engineering to achieve his aim of becoming a Mining Engineer. I am a hardworking guy who lives by the motto ‘make a difference’. It is my passion to live by this motto and not just make a difference but a positive one.

Adzato Benedicta Enyonam SHS: Vakpo Senior High School, Vakpo, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: B.A. French ASPIRATIONS: Ambassador & Bilinguist CORE VALUES: Obedient, Sociable and Kind I want to make an impact in the lives of people in my community. My heart breaks when I see young people in my community having little or no interest in education. I desire to travel across the world and work in partnership with NGO’s to build libraries in my communities.

Issah Musah Aziba SHS: Zuarungu senior high school, Zuarungu, Upper East Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Political Studies ASPIRATIONS: Lecturer CORE VALUES: Excellence, Boldness and Generosity It has always been my biggest dream of reaching the highest height of intellectualism so that I can make judicious use of the accumulated knowledge I have gained to support people in society. Living in a community which is so deplorable and deprived, I would work intensely to ensure everyone receives quality education so as to transform the lives of the less privileged people. I will work to bring progress to my community, Ghana and Africa as a whole.

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Amponsah Edwin S.H.S: Senya Senior High School Senya, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Actuarial Science ASPIRATIONS: Actuarial Scientist CORE VALUES: Perseverance, Integrity and Excellence As a young boy growing up, I envisioned the world to be a place where everyone; whether rich or poor could live in dignity and have the opportunity to realize their full potentials. I am determined to serve as a wheel of change by positively impacting the lives of underprivileged children in my community. I want to see a world where people, particularly children will be able to explore and discover their true self. Nothing stops me till I see every child developing his/her potential to the fullest.

Gyan Samuel Atta SHS: Nyankumasi Ahenkro Senior High School, Nyankumasi Ahenkro, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration ASPIRATIONS: Chartered Accountant CORE VALUES: Hard work, honesty, humility and selflessness It has always been my desire to be of service to my fellow man and impart unto them knowledge necessary for nation building. My personal goal is to reform my community by educating the upcoming generation on how to manage their time to make the best out of it. My vision is to see a new Africa where leaders are selfless and dedicated to duty.

N-Yong-Yiri Gaeten SHS: Queen of Peace Secondary School, Nadawli, Upper West Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Business Administration ASPIRATIONS: Chartered Accountant CORE VALUES: Competence & Integrity My aim is to help produce brilliant students for the various second cycle institution to develop their skills to contribute to community development. Having already started giving voluntary services to the community junior high school, I plan to organize remedial classes for the junior high school students in my community. I also aim to develop myself to be a leader in the not so distant future. A leader with charisma, competent and integrity.

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Wadekuu Emmanuel SHS: Jirapah Senior High School, Jirapah, Upper West Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: LLB Aspirations: Barrister & Journalist CORE VALUE: Justice Am a native of Wakawaka, a village in the Northern Part of Ghana. I have always dreamt in my childhood to become a lawyer by profession. Understanding legal issues and contemporary politics and governance is my interest. Looking to secure a position in the legal field and in a media organization where I can bring immediate and strategic values and develop skills.

Seidu Naziratu SHS: Salaga Snr High School, Salaga, Northern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Religious Studies Aspirations: Teacher CORE VALUES: Respect and Humility I never dreamt of going ahead in life not to even the tertiary level but here I am climbing the academic ladder gradually. Who knows what life has next to offer me? I see myself as an example to my community and the world as large. I hope not to disappoint my community and country.

Harriet Afran SHS: Shama Senior High School, Shama, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Social Work Aspirations: Accountant CORE VALUES: Integrity and Excellence I am always keen to learn and follows instructions to the latter. I am resourceful and creative, with an eye for detail and ability to quickly adopt to new situations. I try to give my best in all endeavors. I intend to provide free extra tuition for most children in my community so that they have a better life in future.

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Valeria Amekudzi Dzagble SHS: Ashaiman Senior High School, Ashaiman, Greater Accra Region Programme of Study: Bsc Biological Science Aspirations: Researcher Core values: contentment, humbleness, integrity and love I am a calm spirited person with a “big heart� to love and accept everyone around me especially physically challenged children. I am a committed person and ready to serve people to be happy. I love it when children are happy and I always try to put smiles back to their faces after punishing them when they go wrong. I always smile even in my down moments just to be a source of encouragement to the weak, sick, worn out and the down hearted.

Boatemaa Francisca Ataa SHS: Saint Joseph Senior High School, Ahwiren, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Sociology Aspirations: Manageress CORE VALUES: Honesty and Humility My dream is to become a manageress managing people and my own company too. It is my dream to become a source of blessing to my family, society, and the country as a whole and also using my career to change my community. My vision is to see a world where people can provide for their requisite needs and will not depend on others for necessities of life. I look forward to seeing a community where the youth will be employed to be independent.

Taylor Mary SHS: Senya Senior High School, Senya, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Social Work Aspirations: Accountant CORE VALUES: Honest, Respect, Loving, Passion and Loyalty. I really love reading. My ambition is to become a Social Worker in the near future. I want to be a source of help to my country, especially my community. I feel very sad when I see young children not in school due to financial challenges. I will work to help these children go to school. I will also help the children in my community to get acquainted with the use of the computer.

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Aniagyei Ransford Obeng SHS: Vakpo Senior High School, Vakpo, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Petroleum Engineering Aspirations: Petroleum Engineer CORE VALUES: Discipline, Hard work, Humility and Determination. I believe that to succeed in life, one has to acknowledge the Creator in all endeavors and be hardworking, disciplined, and determined. I hope to establish a child education club in my community to assist young children to realize their academic dreams through mentoring and stewardship.

Akwafo Tetteh Philip SHS: Assin Manso Senior High School, Assin Manso, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Human Biology, MB, ChB Aspirations: Medical Doctor CORE VALUES: Empathy and Selflessness The right to quality health care is a right entitled everybody irrespective of race, geographical location or social standing. I hope to be a medical officer and work in deprived communities in order to contribute my quota to humanity. My lifelong dream is to see the emergence of a new Africa with selfless youth who have a positive attitude towards work.

ALHASSAN ABUBAKAR SHS: Otumfou Osei Tutu ii College, Tetrem, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Metallurgical Engineering ASPIRATION: Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Discipline, Tolerance and Teamwork Upon all the challenges I have overcome, I want to dedicate my whole life to serving my community and my country at large. It is my greatest dream to lead a change in my community and country by changing the lives of many people by setting up a scholarship foundation to help brilliant but needy students, especially orphans. I hope that through this, many lives would be touched.

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Otoo Michael Kwame SHS: Odoben Senior High School, Odoben, Central Region Programme of Study: Bsc Agribusiness Management Aspirations: Accountant CORE VALUES: Honesty, Diligence and Hard work I am from Gomoa East District in Central Region who aspires to become an accountant in future. I am God-fearing; believe in hard work, honesty and diligence. Reading is my passion, therefore, I always help younger people who have difficulties in reading.

Lasi Kofi William SHS: Ejuraman Senior High School, Ejura, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration Aspirations: Chartered Accountant CORE VALUES: Respect and Obedience Since the beginning of my education, I always fought to get the best of myself. I attended Ejura Model Primary and Junior High School in the Ashanti Region. I am currently at K.N.U.S.T reading Business Administration. I always share my educational and experience with my peers, believing in transformational leadership. Respect and obedience is my hallmark and look forward to seeing the up and coming youngsters in my community emulate this hallmark.

Atabo Emelia SHS: Bongo Senior High school, Bongo, Upper East Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Geography and Rural Development Aspirations: Educationist CORE VALUES: Tolerance & Humility We must remain true to our core values as human beings and as such tolerance is one of them. Tolerance is the act of enduring other people’s opinion in any situation you find yourself. This is to say that, despite the ethnic disparity, status differences you should be ready at all times to put up with other people views. I strongly believe in the scripture that says; “He who humbles himself will be lifted by God”. I will focus much on my academics and work immensely in other to achieve my aspirations as a lawyer to help in the development of my community. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Nketia Doris SHS: Mansen Senior High School, Wamfie, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAM OF STUDY: BA Political Science ASPIRATION: Lecturer CORE VALUES: Truthfulness, Humility & Good leadership My passion is to help people out of their problems and make them happy. I also desire to encourage the hopeless to have hope for a better future. I see a new community, a new Ghana and a new Africa as well.

Bebu Joseph Kwabena SHS: Kpandai Senior High School, Kpandai, Northern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Medical Laboratory Technology ASPIRATION: Medical Doctor CORE VALUES: Hard work and Truthfulness My dream is to impact positively on my community and to improve their standard of living. I aim at becoming a doctor of medical laboratory technology and providing my community with potable drinking water and improving my community’s sanitation. I believe that by sticking to my core values, my vision for my community will be achieved.

Sam Lawrencia Adwowa SHS: Ahantaman Girls’ Senior High School, Ketan-Sekondi, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Land Economy ASPIRATION: Property Valuer & an Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Discipline, Honesty, Determination, Integrity and Hard As it is said, being a great person does not necessarily mean thinking about yourself only and prospering but it’s about placing the needs of others first and transforming their lives in one way or the other. It is my greatest dream to be endowed with adequate knowledge and skills that will make me a vibrant human resource in other to impart remarkably unto society and to contribute my quota towards the development of Ghana.

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Agyei Frimpong Maxwell SHS: Kofi Adjei Secondary/Technical School, Bampenase, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Electrical Engineering ASPIRATION: Engineer & Scientist CORE VALUES: Passion For Science It is the responsibility of all mankind to be great in life. So do I make it my own to impact the world tremendously. Albert Einstein once said “Everybody is a genius; but if you doubt a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid� I want to be a scientist; a scientist the world has never seen. If Isaac Newton was born immature yet he made it then I can also make it.

Adokpoh Israel Kofi SHS: Dzodze-Penyi Senior High school, Dzodze, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Electrical/Electronic Engineering ASPIRATION: Electrical Power Systems Engineer CORE VALUES: God fearing, Discipline and Hardworking My passion as a scholar is to improve sustainability, enhance livelihoods, educate communities and reduce poverty in Africa. I enjoy giving assistance to others to help them achieve their goals. My greatest desire is to see Africa fully developed one day. This always motivates me to study hard in order to impact positive change to people in my community and Africa as a whole

Okyere Seth SHS: St. Joseph Seminary Senior High Senior, Mampong, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSC. Actuarial Science ASPIRATION: Lecturer CORE VALUES: Honesty, Discipline and Respectfulness My aim is to climb the academic ladder to the highest level in other to contribute to the development of my community. I want all children in my community who are intelligent but needy to gain access to education. I believe that investing in these children will safeguard the future and the next generation from poverty. I ascribe to honesty, discipline and respectfulness so as to achieve my ultimate goals. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Naa Balawuu Saeed Mariwa SHS: Daffiamah senior high school, Nadawli, Upper West Region Programme of Study: BA Geography and Rural Development Aspirations: Teacher Core values: Discipline and Self determination My vision for my community is to see to it that my community’s name is mentioned amongst developed communities. I aspire to be a teacher who will not keep knowledge to himself but impact people around me. This will give birth to people with passion for their community as they will be taught the importance of integrity and honesty.

Mahama Yussif SHS: Queen of Peace Senior High School, Nadawli, Upper West Region Programme of Study: BSc Chemical Engineering Aspirations: Medical Doctor Core values: Hard work & Compassion I am passionate about alleviating the deteriorating plights of my community and as such it is my dream to contribute my quota towards the realization of a change in the positive direction for my community. I live by this popular quote from the Bible: “love your neighbor as yourself” hence since I want to live a comfortable life enjoying all the basic amenities there should be in a community, I eagerly pray backed with hard work and determination to see my community attain a status enviable by all.

Zilevu Hero-Godsway SHS: Abor Senior High School, Abor, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSC Agricultural Engineering Aspirations: Biomedical Engineer CORE VALUES: A Belief in the Axiom “No pain, no gain” I enjoy working with teams, taking on new challenges and figuring out new ways to make things work. Some of my fascinating times in high school were: working with the Robotics club to build and program robots, debunking personal believes in the Drama and debating club for the sake of scores, and the army-cadet with its daily slogan “No pain, no gain”. My ambition is to become a Biomedical Engineer after my post-graduate studies, where I will serve as the Engineer who connects the problems of the health sector to the world of Engineers in other to explore new ways of improving the health of Ghanaians and the world at large.

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Avor Elikplim Kwasi SHS: Donkorkrom Agric. Senior High school, Donkorkrom, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Agribusiness Management Aspirations: Chartered Accountant CORE VALUES: Transparency, Humility and Optimism My aim is to be a role model and inspire hope in the younger ones especially those in my community. I dream of working as a Chartered Accountant, an entrepreneur and a development ambassador to my community and my country (Ghana). I want to put smiles on the faces of people hence giving back to the community will always remain paramount. I entreat all the youth to remain focused, optimistic, humble and transparent. I will challenge them to eschew the mindset of inferiority complex in their lives and strive for excellence.

Bright Amanful SHS: Shama Secondary School, Shama, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Chemical Engineering Aspirations: Chemical Engineer CORE VALUES: God fearing I have been actively involved in extra-curricular activities right from my Primary School. I am patriotic and deem it necessary to contribute my quota towards the development of my community and the lives of people as a humanitarian. 1 TIM. 4:12 and PHIL. 3:14 are my Biblical quotes. “If Noah built his ark before it started raining, then I can build mine now!� It has been my dream to pursue academic excellence and high moral values which are pre-requisite for any transformation. I also focus on attaining my paramount objective of being a Chemical Engineer with the help of God

James Kusi Worlanyo SHS: Fomena T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School, Fomena, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Aspirations: Heart Surgeon CORE VALUES: Respect, Honesty, Hard work and Perseverance. Since childhood, I have been a keen observer of how nature came into existence and out of its incredible intelligence create balance in the universe. Out of this, I developed a great interest in science and it is evident with nature. I am guided by four principles in my daily activities; respect, honesty, hardworking and perseverance.

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Judith Amudjie SHS: Awudome Senior High School, Tsito, Volta Region Programme of study: BSc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics Aspirations: Social Entrepreneur Core Values: Fear of God, Integrity, Determination and Humility Growing up, I realised I had a very strong passion for children. I wanted to be a Pediatrician but I didn’t stop dreaming when I got the opportunity to study BSc. Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics. I’m really determined to make my dreams a reality. To that, I would like to be a prominent social entrepreneur in the near future. I would like to use my platform as a social entrepreneur to touch lives and give hope to children.

Mercy Okyere SHS: Jacobu Senior High School, Jacobu, Ashanti Region PROGRAM OF STUDY: BSc Land Economy Aspirations: Journalist CORE VALUE: God fearing, Discipline & Commitment to Excellence Growing up, my conviction in life is and has always been that people/ humans are not just born on earth to grow and extinct, unnoticed and unremembered; but to be effectors of positive change not only in their life in particular but in their communities at large. To this end, I have nurtured my life on the principles of love, care and compassion for all persons of life irrespective of sex, age, level of education or race. My aim, since the days of yore; and my wish, in the not too distant future is to see myself as a symbol of positive change, unifier and a point of reference that will leave lasting impacts in the life of all.

Daniella Brobbey SHS: Wesley Girls Senior High School, Cape Coast, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Human Biology, Mb, Chb Aspirations: Pediatrician CORE VALUES: Integrity, Honesty and Loyalty. My major aspiration is to be a pediatrician in the near future and give a helping hand to needy children. I am a firm believer in my values and do my best to live by them. I come from a modest home of six, where I was taught and learnt to believe in God. I will love to aid my community in every way I can, especially areas associated with children and health. My dream is to see a better Ghana, a changed Ghana; and this Change beginning with me, should reach out to every area of my community.

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Dusi Agnes SHS: Mozano Senior High School, Mozano, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Culture and Tourism Aspirations: Accountant CORE VALUES: Respect, Integrity and Love My vision is to contribute greatly towards development in my community. Raised in a challenging home, I desire to support needy people to have access to quality education. My soul hungers to see a new Africa, where everyone would have a higher standard of living in peace, where there are leaders of integrity and competence so that Africa would become a better place.

Aboagyewaa Joana SHS: AKim-Achiase Senior High School, AKim-Achiase, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Akan Aspirations: Akan/English Lecturer CORE VALUES: Integrity, Faithfulness and Optimism My ambition in life is to be a role model with integrity and promote the well-being of the poor, needy and the vulnerable in the society. I want to be an ambassador of development to my community. I believe I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Angelina Owusu SHS: Konadu Yiadom Senior High School, Asaman, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Sociology Aspirations: Lawyer & Counsellor CORE VALUES: Humility & Honesty Cultivating a healthy, robust community, getting along with everybody and treating everyone with dignity and honour are my ultimate priorities. Humility is not thinking less of you, it is thinking of yourself less. I know with authenticity, sympathy, mutuality and frequency as my hallmark, nothing would hinder me from achieving my goals of becoming a Lawyer and a counselor. We have a saying that “The way you think determines the way you feel, and the way you feel influences the way you act.� I see a new Africa where achievers an non-achievable will be treated same. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Bukari Hilda Kavala SHS: Nkoranza Senior High School, Nkoranza, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Religious Studies Aspirations: Counsellor/Lawyer CORE VALUES: Respect, Courage, Hard work and Excellence I wish to reach the apex of education with hard work, perseverance and determination. With this, it is my desire to help transform the lives of people especially women and girls in my community. Inspiring and bringing the best in people and motivating them is what I love doing thus I will serve as mentor to the youth in their educational life.

Saasi Arimiyaw SHS: Wulugu Senior High School, Wulugu, Northern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Geography and Rural Development Aspirations: Educationist CORE VALUES: Competence, Excellence and Integrity. I aim at working in rural areas so as to improve the educational standards of students by imparting unto them the knowledge I would acquire. I also hope to shape the lives of others by serving as a role model.

Appiah Williams SHS: Agogo State Senior High School, Agogo, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Doctor of Pharmacy Aspirations: Pharmacist & an Entrepreneur CORE VALUE: Servitude My aspiration is to become a reliable pharmacist and as such, contribute my quota to the health sector through selfless dedicated service. It is my greatest desire to impact my community in many areas, especially educating them on the use of drugs and its effects, as well as helping the poor and needy students. I am ready to serve my fellow humans with my money, knowledge and time. I definitely know that with God, the difficult roads will be made easier.

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Owusu-Peprah Millicent SHS: Yamfo Anglican Senior High School, Yamfo, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Agribusiness Management Aspirations: Entrepreneur & Lecturer CORE VALUES: Hard work, Respect, Humility and Tolerance I love singing and dancing. My source of inspiration is God because He is the source of my life. I aim at obtaining a PhD in Accounting and become an entrepreneur with a big farm so I will be able to feed my country and Africa. I believe in seriousness and putting God first in everything.

Gbolowu Mercy SHS: Keta Business College, Keta, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Agribusiness Management Aspirations: Accountant CORE VALUES: Hard working and determination I have always dreamt of acquiring higher level education as well as leadership skills to be able to influence the young ones in my community. I will challenge the youth, especially girls in my community to abstain from pre-marital sex and other harmful activities that would hinder their academic performance. I hope to redefine the agriculture system and method of cultivating crops by providing the peasant farmers with information on the current best farming practices.

Attitsogbui Sandra SHS: Jachie-Pramso Senior High, Jachie-Pramso, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: B. A. English Aspirations: Social Health Worker CORE VALUES: Integrity, Humility and Courage. My aim is to be an epitome of excellence to the youth in my community. My vision is to see the youth in my community educated. I would make them understand the essence of education by being a role model and help those who have abandoned schooling to learn vocational skills. Integrity in life is something I uphold thus will let my community know the essence of it by championing it.

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Amuzu Mawufemor SHS: Keta Business Secondary School, Keta, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA English Aspirations: Journalist CORE VALUES: Patience and Honesty From infancy, I have aspired to become a journalist; not just any, but the very best. One who will serve as the voice to the voiceless. As an individual, I strongly believe that patience and honesty are central to living a successful life. Therefore, it is my ardent desire and prayer to see the world in peace, for without it; we can survive but never really live.

Mizero Hope Florence SHS: Cornerstone Leadership Academy-Rwanda PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) Aspirations: Health Practitioner CORE VALUES: Patriotism and humanism in the fear of God MIZERO HOPE FLORENCE is a proud “Rwandaful” lady born in January 1997 in Rwanda. She went to Cornerstone Leadership Academy-Rwanda where she did sciences and leadership where she graduated from in November 2014. She is currently at KNUST-Kumasi reading Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy) program. She has developed interest in the servant model of leadership, where she wants to model the youth on real patriotism and humanism in the fear of God. She foresees to bring about a positive change in the health sector in Rwanda and Africa in general in synergy with others. She ultimately believes in solutions.

Ida Kwam Injei Ngongkum SHS: Our Lady of Lourdes Senior High School, Cameroon PROGRAM OF STUDY: BSc. Petrochemical Engineering Aspirations: Engineer CORE VALUES: Humility, Respect, Service and Obedience Am a Cameroonian youth who has the firm desire to see her Fatherland and Mother Africa change for the very best. She believes and adheres to the essence of service as a duty and an obligation. She aspires to become a successful and fulfilled Petrochemical engineer who will go out of her way to transform and reform both the views and lives of others by adding more value to their lives, in whatever way they may need it. “I envision a world in which individuals do not work solely for their personal gain but for the common good, a world where the light of hard work and integrity shines above slipshod attitudes and corruption.”

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Iradukunda Diane SHS: Gashora Girls Academy of Science & Technology, Rwanda PROGRAM OF STUDY: BSc. Biomedical Engineering Aspirations: Biomedical Engineer CORE VALUES: Discipline, Courage and Commitment to excellence My aspiration is to become an innovative engineer, which will enable me to help my country as well as the community I live in. I believe that since I have a great level of concern for my community, I can change the world. I see it as my duty to respect and give out customer care as a future leader, as best biomedical engineer. I would like to be a great inspiring person for my community especially for young ladies. I would like to pick up skills and knowledge, apply them successfully through the use of initiative. I believe in commitment to excellence.

Amissah Lydia SHS: Manhean Snr High Tech School, Tema New Town, Greater Accra Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics Aspirations: Construction Consultant CORE VALUES: Submissiveness and Integrity I love serving other people without any discrimination. I will commit myself to my academics so that I will be of help to people in my community. I trust in God that he will lead me and guide me in the right path so that I can contribute my quota to the development of Ghana. I know God who has brought me this far will be with me till the end.

Asare Selina SHS: St. Stephen’s Senior High School, Asiakwa, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Political Studies Aspirations: Lecturer CORE VALUES: Submissive and Respectful I am eager and ready to serve my community with all my heart and in a respectful manner. I have the passion for embarking on Girl- ChildEducation. According to Dr. Kwegyir Aggrey, ” if you educate a man, you educate an individual but if you educate a woman, you educate the whole nation”. As a female, I want to encourage my fellow young ladies and build them up as the Bible says in 1 Thessalonians 5:11 “therefore encourage one another and build another up just as you are doing”. I also desire to assist children who are growing up to identify their capabilities to become academically excellent, spiritually matured and morally upright. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Bandoma Stephen SHS: Lawra Senior High School, Lawra, Upper West Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Publishing studies Aspirations: Lawyer CORE VALUES: Self-Discipline and Integrity As the saying goes: “education is the key to success’’, people’s lives can be transformed through education and integrity. It is my dream to have a positive impact on my community and the world at large. Education, self-discipline and integrity are the building blocks for transforming lives in the community.

Ansah Joel SHS: Three-Town Senior High School, Denu, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Sociology Aspirations: Lawyer CORE VALUES: Discipline, Determination and Hard Work I believe in one thing, “pursue excellence and success will chase you”. I envisage myself transforming and touching the lives of others through my innate qualities and capabilities. It’s my dream to make a positive impact on my community and Africa at large.

Kemavor Cosmos Edem SHS: Keta Business College, Keta, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Agribusiness Management Aspirations: Agricultural Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Excellence, Integrity and hard work. My dream is to become an Agribusiness Manager to improve upon agriculture so as to feed the growing population of Ghana and Africa. I also have interest and passion for motivational and inspirational talks. Having built enough confidence from my past achievement, it is my biggest dream to make an impact in the new unborn Africa

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Emily Otoo – Quayson SHS: Ahantaman Secondary School, Ketan-Sekondi, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Civil Engineering Aspirations: Civil Engineer CORE VALUES: Supportiveness Born among three other siblings I come second. My father usually says am a Fante lady coming from a village named Narkwa but currently I stay at Takoradi. Plump and average height is what I consider my looks to be. I enjoy varying tasty dishes and have an adaptable tummy. Though, I dislike immoral and conceited people, I love making friends and bringing out the best in them. It is my aspiration to become the very best in what I study, which happens to be Civil Engineering in other to contribute my quota to the development of mother Ghana.

Alberta Baffour Awuah SHS: Mfanstiman Girls High School, Saltpond, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Herbal Medicine. Aspirations: Cardiothoracic Surgeon CORE VALUES: Creativity, innovation and visionary I aim to be a global leader and an icon in cardiology. I love reading anything I come across and also listen to intriguing news on social media during my leisure time.

Gyabaah Lydia SHS: Oguaa SNR High Tech School, Cape Coast, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Computer Science Aspirations: Information System & Cryptographer CORE VALUES: Perseverance, Hard work and Reverence for Divinity I am a lady who has positive self-esteem and want others to carry such attitude along. I believe that my future is today. And with whatever I do today, whether good or bad, nature has a reward for me tomorrow. I always wish all humans could protect their image in all aspects of life. I see myself as a testimony, mentor, and saviour unto others and the creator so in everything I do, I try to do it with my all. I have the passion to motivate my peers who have lost hope in themselves that all hope is not lost. My ambition is to be a Database Administrator

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Opoku Veronica SHS: Tepa Senior High School, Tepa, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Doctor of Pharmacy ASPIRATION: To Serve Mankind CORE VALUES: Commitment & Passion My aim is to become a devoted pharmacist and contribute immensely to the health sector to help save lives and address the challenges in my community. I am honest towards every being on this noble earth and I am optimistic that we can overcome the challenges we encounter today. It is my passion to reform my community in many ways by setting good examples for the younger ones. I also desire to engage in charity works so as to put smiles on the faces of others. My core values which are: Very Efficient, Respectful, Optimistic, Nurturing, Inspiring, Courageous, and Adventurous and this represent my name ‘VERONICA’ and they are a part and parcel of me.

Appiah Samuel SHS: Kwabeng Anglican Snr High School, Kwabeng, Eastern Region PROGRAMME: BSc Land Economy ASPIRATION: Business Consultant CORE VALUE: Integrity I have the desire to become an influential figure through which I can make a total transformation of the physical and moral behaviors of the members of my community. Therefore, I have taken it upon myself to acquire the character of integrity, competence and commitment to serve as an instrument through which I can work to achieve my aspirations.

LAWRENCE, JUDITH LURIT MICHAEL SHS: Comboni Secondary School, Juba, South Sudan PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Medical Laboratory Technology ASPIRATION: Medical Doctor CORE VALUE: Hard Work I was born in Khartoum, to a lovely couple Easter and Mike. My parents named me Judith then gave me a local name “Lurit” they wish that I should be like “Abeer al Warrd” an Arabic word which means a nice fragrance of a beautiful flower inferring someone who always has good things come out of him/her. My vision in life is very simple to make a change, lead people to happiness and be a light that shines in the dark, to see Africa and the world in peace and love. I envisage a South Sudan where nobody dies of hunger, diseases or war. I live by a saying of Mahatma Gandhi “the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others”.

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Apuri Gifty SHS: Mankranso Senior High school, Mankranso, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Political Studies ASPIRATION: Lecturer CORE VALUES: Integrity and Respect My dream is to become a lecturer and a great entrepreneur to help reduce the high rate of unemployment in my community. I am committed to helping brilliant but needy children in my community have access to education. I want to serve as a role model to females in my community and Ghana as a whole. With my core values and an uncompromising faith in God, I am determined to turn these dreams into realities.

ADU KROMO MINA SHS: Nafana Presby Senior High School, Sampa, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Agribusiness Management ASPIRATION: Accountant CORE VALUES: Honesty, Integrity, Respect and Determination My aspirations are to achieve the highest level of education in order to make an impact in my community and nation. My country is in dire need of dedicated leaders and as such I hope to make the most out of every opportunity that comes my way, in order to become such a leader for my community. My contribution to society will be to ameliorate living standards of the needy and see to it that underprivileged children have every opportunity to education.

Ndropengi Yaa Vivian SHS: Nafana Presby Secondary School, Sampa, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Publishing Studies ASPIRATION: Publisher CORE VALUES: Obedience and Truthfulness Ndropengi Yaa Vivian is a Ghanaian who wants to achieve a very good education through studying hard to acquire the understanding, knowledge and wisdom to make her competitive. She envisions herself as a tool in transforming education in her community. I have confidence in herself that I can bring a positive impact in my community and I believe everything is possible.

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Quaicoe Theophilus SHS: Baidoo Bonsoe Senior High Technical School, Agona Ahanta, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Social Work Aspirations: Medical Social Worker CORE VALUES: Hard work, Determination, Discipline and Integrity My vision is to empower and improve the quality of life and the subjective wellbeing of the vulnerable in my society. I live by four core values; Hard work, Determination, Discipline and Integrity. I believe these core values blend to produce success. It has always been my basic aspiration to promote, enhance and restore girl-child education in other to reduce and prevent teenage pregnancy and poverty in my community and country, Ghana.

Abina Alexander S.H.S: Presby Senior High School, Berekum, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAM OF STUDY: BSC Chemical Engineering Aspirations: Chemical Engineer CORE VALUES: Ubuntu, God Fearing and Hardworking I am a person whose ambitions are always to attain high goals. I stand for Unity, Wholesomeness and I am Open-minded to every opinion for development. My Community, Country and Continent are my priorities not my selfish interest or my family. I see a new Community, a new Ghana and a new Mama Africa with God fearing, hardworking, and leaders with Integrity Not Lackadaisical leaders.

Tonia Nurideen SHS: Kanton Secondary School, Tumu, Upper West Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Development Planning Aspirations: Development Planner CORE VALUE: Positive Change We live in an extended family, where the members work hard to improve on their living standards. But there is no foundation on which they will build their lives. So, they struggle hard to make ends meet. Hence, I am studying hard after getting the opportunity to attend the tertiary level in other to help bring about change to my village, Ghana and Africa as a whole by the grace of God.

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Anafo Akalagota Matthew SHS: Gowrie Senior High/Technical School, Gowrie, Upper East Region Programme of Study: BSc Agriculture Aspiration: Farmer Core Value: Hard work With peasant farming running through the family, it is my dream to upscale the farming business. The country increases in population year in and year out not to talk of the continent Africa. Its citizens are ideally to be fed thrice daily and one will imagine the load of work done by farmers to ensure that all the mouths in the country are fed. With this picture in mind, I will want to ensure that there is food security in my country Ghana by venturing into mechanized large scale farming.

Alhassan Mohammed SHS: Adanwomase Senior High School, Adanwomase, Ashanti Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Business Administration Aspirations: Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Hardworking, Discipline and Competence My dream is to be an entrepreneur and create opportunities for the less privileged in order to help develop my family, community and Africa at large. I want to be a role model for the next generation which I strongly believe I will.

Hanyor Abigail Makafui SHS: Amasaman Senior High and Technical school, Amasaman, Greater Accra Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Land Economy Aspirations: Property Valuer CORE VALUES: Discipline and Determination I aim at acquiring the highest form of education and work hard to excel in my field of study in order to help transform my community. In tandem with the saying, “education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another�, it is my desire to contribute to improving the educational system in my community. As a pioneer for the youth, I will organize educational programs that will empower, motivate and prepare them for the future. I aspire to live a moral and a decent life to serve as a role model to the youth. Despite all challenges, I hope to attain my goals and objectives through hard work. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Otchere-Darko Ebenezer SHS: Asankragwa Senior High School, Asankragwa, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Environmental Science Aspirations: A Philantropist CORE VALUES: Truthfulness, discipline and hard work. I am a person of truth, honesty, and God fearing. My heart beats and cries for others so I like giving and helping people a lot. My dreams and aspirations are to impart into the young ones so that they become morally sound, responsible and useful citizens in the society and Ghana as a whole. I have the gift of imparting and the potentials of a great leader, despite my quiet nature.

Kanama Charity SHS: Ahafoman Senior High Technical, Goaso, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Land Economy Aspirations: Lawyer CORE VALUES: Truthfulness & Compassion Helping the needy is my passion and my life is guided by principles especially truth. I aim at building myself so that I will be able to influence and be in positions that make decisions on issues of land so that I can advocate for the vulnerable, especially in my community.

Agyarkwa Richmond SHS: St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Senior High School, Asiakwa, Eastern Reggion PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Political Studies ASPIRATON: Administrator CORE VALUES: Self-motivated, Adaptability and kind-heartedness I have a clear logical mind with practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see things through to their completion. I am eager to learn and have a genuine interest in politics. Being the first person in my family to attend a university, I am motivated to lead a transformation in my family, community and Ghana as a whole. I am inspired and confident to help develop my community.

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Mukanyandwi Marie Clarisse SHS: Gashora Girls Academy of Science & Technology, Rwanda PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Chemical Engineering Aspirations: Property Valuer CORE VALUES: Honesty, Respect and Hospitality I am a Rwandan who is honest, believes in the beauty of creativity and innovation, optimistic, passionate, respectful and helpful. I would like for the world to be much more peaceful and full of hospitality. I envision a world where there is justice, human rights protected and sanitation improved. I will gladly champion recycling; especially in Africa.

Nkrumah Kwame Joseph SHS: Breman Asikuma Senior. High School, Breman Asikuma, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Statistics Aspirations: Statistical Analyst CORE VALUES: Decorum, Competency, Humility My personal aspiration is to attain a higher academic training to better my understanding of issues in other to make a positive impact in the lives of people in my generation. The passion I have for my community is to provide quality and affordable education to the people in my community. Movement towards a global economy, an unprecedented explosion of free trade as well as exchange worldwide has brought about immense opportunities to develop new technologies in the field of statistics. It is this challenging environment to which I intend to contribute by evolving optimal meaningful solutions to various problems.

Safo Israel SHS: Breman Asikuma Snr. High School, Breman Asikuma, Central Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Statistics Aspirations: Statistician CORE VALUES: Self-Motivation and Determination My aspiration is to achieve the best of education to the highest level in other to help my community. I see it as a greatest responsibility to alleviate the educational potential of the youth by being an example to emulate. As such, I pursue excellence in every opportunity life may present. My ultimate goal is to eradicate the fear of mathematics and science as intricate subjects and also to motivate the youth to excel. I have never forgotten the “CAN DO SPIRIT� and urge all to also believe in it. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Ninson Sheriff Clifford SHS: Potsin T.I. Ahmadiyya Senior High School, Agona Swedru, Central Region Programme OF study: BSc. Business Administration. Aspirations: Chartered Accountant CORE VALUE: Honesty I aspire to be a professional accountant and a transformational leader across the continent of Africa. Honesty and decency are my core values which I strongly uphold. I don’t believe in mediocrity and as such I always work hard to be among the best.

Addo Osafo Emmanuel SHS: Boso Senior High Technical School, Boso, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Architecture Aspirations: Architect & Building Physicist CORE VALUES: Humility and Hardworking I want to grow in acquiring problem solving knowledge which is the underlying factor for the rapid progress as an individual and my community. I take pleasure in setting the pace for others to follow; I desire to live a life worthy of emulating by my brothers and sisters all over.

Nakawooya Amina SHS: East High Senior High, Uganda PROGRAM OF STUDY: LLB Aspirations: Lawyer and Journalist CORE VALUES: Respect, Discipline, Commitment to excellence Amina is a Ugandan, who has a passion for music, dance and sports (netball). I never dreamt of pursuing a career in law but of course my dreams have been changing in the different stages of my life. The fact that I, like many others, was educated and had no idea what my rights were, influenced me to work hard and be enrolled in one of the best law schools in Africa. I therefore want to share this knowledge I am acquiring with the people of my community back in Uganda. I envisage a world where every individual is fully aware of their rights, where justice and equality prevails.

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ADU POKU FREDRICK SHS: St. Joseph’s Senior High/Technical, Ahwiren Bekwai, Ashanti Region Programme of Study: BSc. Agribusiness Management Aspiration: Financial Analyst Core Value: Problem solving Coming from a community that is not well known in the country, it is my aim to become a renounced financial analyst. This will project my name and as such let people want to know where this brilliant financial analyst hails from. By so doing, people would focus on my community and would want to harness the potential of its inhabitants. With a personal aim to excel, this will go a long way to seeing me give back to my community become economically viable and also blaze the trail for others with no hope that, your background should not be a yardstick for your back to be on the ground i.e. to fail to succeed in life.

Nsadha Elifazi SHS: Kiira College Butiiki, Uganda PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Human Biology Aspirations: Medical Doctor CORE VALUES: Prayer and Hard work Elifazi thinks of changing the world beginning with his community through providing good and affordable health facilities to the local members. He believes prayer and hard work is the way to success. He says, “WITH GOD, I, Nsadha Elifazi CAN”

Mbugua Anthony Ngatiri SHS: Mirera Senior High School, Kenya PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Computer Engineering Aspirations: Software Engineer & an Entrepreneur CORE VALUE: Entrepreneurial As long as I can remember, I have always dreamt of science. If I were asked back in lower grade school what I wanted to be when I grew up, the answer would have been a computer engineer. I have realized that is not enough for me. Within my 4-years of study at KNUST in computer engineering, I want to stand out as a competent software engineer. I look forward to bringing fellow African Entrepreneurs together to establish a company that would help in the provision of goods at cheaper costs which will reduce expenses and provide employment to Africans.

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Iddrisu Abdul Hakeem SHS: Savelugu Senior High School, Savelugu, Northern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Religious Studies ASPIRATION: Politician CORE VALUES: Chastity and Integrity The current USA president Obama once wrote “Through thin and thick and pluck and sweat each of us shall rise above the circumstances of our birth” I have come a long way with the good Lord. In fact, as far back I can remember, no one sent me to school: I followed a friend to his school which was free! I say bravo and kudos to the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program for this opportunity. It is said that, if you want to know the journey ahead, ask those coming. As a result, I have chosen the best and already successful individuals in my field, as role models. They include; Mr. Richard Dela Sky of Citi News, Mr. Alhassan Suhuyini of Radio Gold and Kwasi Pratt Junior, editor of the Insight Newspaper.

Mukundane Springs Solomon SHS: Mengo Senior School, Uganda PROGRAMME OF STUDY: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine ASPIRATION: Humanitarian CORE VALUES: Honesty and Respect Solomon born to The Late Turyamubona Caleb and Miss Kyaruhama Theopista of Bukinda Kabale District, Uganda, attended Busega community primary school, continued to Mackay Memorial School Nateete and then to where he graduated from high school from. He is currently pursuing a six program course of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology under the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program. He foresees the transformation of the environment with establishment of tree farms for the benefit of the future generations of; first and foremost his community, country Uganda and Africa at large.

Noye Joshua Agyemang SHS: Ningo Snr High School, Old Ningo, Greater Accra Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Geological Engineering ASPIRATION: Medical Engineer CORE VALUES: Obedience and Diligence I earned a scholarship to read General Science in the second cycle institution and finally became among the best six students in Ningo Senior High School. Much more to my surprise that distinction unlocked another scholarship opportunity to offer BSc. Geological Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. I love reading, building trust and interpersonal relationship. Under the influence of this quote,” People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”, I love to show godly care to his environment.

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Agoma Adubire Eugene SHS: Gowrie Secondary/Technical School, Gowrie, Upper East Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Renewable Natural Resources ASPIRATION: Conservation Scientist CORE VALUES: Honesty and Integrity I am a caring person who treasures respect and upholds decency high. Materialistic pursuits are vanity. Nature is adorable and hence I aspire to be a conservation scientist.

Kariuki Maina SHS: Starene Boys Centre, Kenya PROGRAM OF STUDY: BSc. Environmental Science ASPIRATION: Environmental Scientist CORE VALUES: Hard work, Goodwill to all, Honesty & Generosity I want to be among the best at all times, this in my terms implies that I envy the perfection stage at all fields. Why be `better` if there is room for one to be the `best`? I aspire to be a role model to my siblings and community. I passionately desire for equitability, where no one is looked down upon, but all seen as equal. I want my community to achieve success as a unit. Hard work and perseverance will yield sweet results someday.

Aboagye Solomon SHS: Kwabeng ANG. SNR High School, Kwabeng, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Petrochemical Engineering Aspiration: Processing Engineer CORE VALUES: Discipline and Competence My ambition is to achieve a good education with an ultimate goal of becoming a processing engineer. With this dream I want to make it a priority of developing my community and country at large. I look forward to promote education in my community through sensitizations to children and parents and through the provision of financial assistance. By so doing I fervently hope that some of the people I will influence can attain a higher level of education to achieve their vision, become leaders in the community who will also bring new ideas to develop their communities. Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Vanessah Eyram Lanyoh SHS: Peki Senior High Technical School, Peki, Volta Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA. Communication Design ASPIRATIONS: A Lecturer and an Entrepreneur of Impact CORE VALUES: Discipline, Hard work and Truthfulness I have a dream, a mission and a vision of becoming an astute leader, to delve into academics, entrepreneurial skills and health related issues. To inculcate and groom the next generation with a positive mindset, a sense of belonging, and respect for others in selflessness. As a leader of change, I deem it necessary to impact the lives of others especially women. Starting from my home, community and the world at large.

Ingabire Angelique SHS: Gashora Girls Academy of Science and Technology, Rwanda PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Nursing Aspiration: Health Practitioner CORE VALUE: Compassion I am a calm and determined girl and like to collaborate with different people and share life experiences in different fields. I eagerly want to be a health practitioner in future so that I will be able to help solve some of the health issues of my community. Establishing my own clinic will be the topmost of my ambitions to alleviate the plight of people moving long distances to access health care.

Tetteh Bright SHS: Kade Day SNR High Tech School, Kade, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Economics Aspiration: Administrator & Philanthropist CORE VALUES: Obedience, Respect & Honesty. I just believe I can do it. I believe I can help solve the sanitation, education and economic problems which continue to hinder the development of my community. I think the time has come for my community to transform and develop positively. I am therefore studying hard to become an administrator and a philanthropist. I am reading Economics which I believe will give me the knowledge and skills on how and where to start. My long-term goal is to work in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning of Ghana so as to help bring an end to the Economic crises in which Ghana currently finds herself.

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Ayella Robert Okello SHS: Seroma Christian Senior High, Uganda PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Petroleum Engineering Aspiration: Engineer & Entrepreneur CORE VALUES: Persistence, Integrity and Determination Sitting my final high school exam last year and after that attending many leadership conferences and workshops, made me realize the definition of a community. I owe my community a lot, so for that, bettering the status of the people living in my community rang a bell in my mind that; doing it was all the best I could. One of what I value is being the true likeness of myself that is; words, actions and thoughts. The change that I want in Africa starts with the change in the mentality and attitude that we have towards Africa.

Jallow Abdullah SHS: NUSRAT Senior High School, Gambia PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BA Economics Aspiration: Political Analyst CORE VALUES: Piety, Integrity, Humility, Respect and Competence. I grew up in a community where poverty, illiteracy and corruption hit almost everybody. Since the earlier generations did not put an end to such problems, it has now become a culture. I never wanted to be like that, so I asked myself how to lead a decent life and the ultimate answer has always been ‘through education.’ Therefore, I do not take the opportunity of reaching the tertiary level for granted because I happen to be the first from my family to reach this level. I am regarded as a symbol of hope to my society that one day the impossible will become a reality. Therefore, I have a responsibility to fulfill the dreams of my community, Gambia and Africa at large.

Ahiatsi Gifty SHS: Kade Senior High and technical School, Kade, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc Real Estate Aspiration: Estate Developer/Manageress CORE VALUES: Discipline, Determination and Truthfulness As a MasterCard Foundation scholar, I deem it a responsibility to work hard and attain the highest level of education in order to be excellent and successful in my field of study. I believe that making a difference really matters and therefore I want to impact and touch the lives of others. My aim is to reach out to the less privileged and needy. I would also advocate for boy/girl child education. I believe that change is possible and that in empowering others, we get to harness the untapped potential hidden in them.

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Kumi Juliet SHS: Berekum Presby Senior High School, Berekum, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Computer Engineering ASPIRATION: Software Engineer CORE VALUES: Perseverance, Determination and Honesty My ambition is basically to attain a higher education so that I can help people in the community. I look forward to promote the use of technology in my community especially by girls and women to develop themselves. I aspire to live a morally upright and descent life and be a role model within my locality.

Barnes Beatrice Aba SHS: Apeguso Community/Secondary School, Apeguso, Eastern Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: B.A Geography and Rural Development ASPIRATION: Cartographer CORE VALUES: Determination brings success Beatrice believes in the value and dignity of human life. “I am the eldest among five children of my parents. My driving force and motivation is: the, desire to impart happiness and hope into the lives of the distressed. With God as my priority, I believe I can and will achieve my aim of becoming a successful and accomplished geologist. Looking at where I am now, I realize that becoming who you want to be does not depend on where you are or where you come from but rather, on how to be who you want to be.�

Asare Solomon SHS: Nsein Senior High School, Nsein, Western Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Agricultural Engineering. ASPIRATION: A Teacher CORE VALUES: Generosity and Hardwork I aspire to be a teacher. One who will not know it all but teach others and also be taught. My student will be inspired to effect a positive change in their respective communities with the aim of transforming society. Not everyone would like to farm but everyone obviously eats. Why then do we not cultivate the habit of farming? Moreover, the soil is the only savings bank that gives the highest returns. I cultivate maize, cassava, pineapple, coconut to feed my family and also for sale. I therefore entreat those who can to embrace basic subsistence farming.

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Cobbinah Akwaa Sandra SHS: Our Lady of Providence Girls Senior High School, Kwasi Buokrom, Brong Ahafo Region PROGRAMME OF STUDY: BSc. Agribusiness management ASPIRATION: Banker CORE VALUES: Honesty, Open Mindedness, Optimistic, and Respectful I have always dreamt of becoming an Auditor since childhood, this is because I wanted fairness in business enterprises. My aim is to become one of the most enterprising entrepreneurs in Ghana so I can help cut down the rate of unemployment in the country. I see a new Africa, where the incoming leaders are leading change.

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Highlights of

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Niba’s Internship Exploits

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rom the very beginning till date, mcf has helped

me unleash my potential, though not fully yet. One of my major achievements is that I have established an excellent method of relating to patients as a medical student and a would-be medical doctor, a skill lacking in some Cameroonian doctors. This I learned during my 4 week internship at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana.

Ernest Niba Che, BSc. Human Biology, Mb, Chb

Africa and the world need us, and we can’t fail them. There are many students who face much severe circumstances than I, so it’s always my priority during my return to my country to sensitize students, through conferences, interviews with our national TV and radio television, personal talks, and important informational sessions at the US Embassy, of the availability of scholarships, to help them pursue their dreams, as well as write to the Ministers of Education to plea that the role of guidance counselors be reinforced in schools. I have mobilized students to get bicycles which could take them around campus, a method I believe helps them to do what they find passion in, regardless of the negative remarks of their peers.

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Kwamah’s Global Experience

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s a scholar, i receive not only a comprehensive

financial support, quality education, and relevant social support but most importantly a whole blend of international exposures that prepares me towards fulfilling my responsibility as a global citizen. The MCF experience humbles me with the opportunity to be engaged in a number of international interviews, participate in leadership conferences in and outside my home country. It has offered wonderful travelling experiences to the USA and transforming interactions and teamwork on projects with other scholars from across the world.

Maame Kwamah Otsieku Baah, BSc. Business Administration (KNUST’s representative of Scholars Council)

This maze of affiliations has presented me the right framework, resources, and prospects to be boldly positioned for transformational impact to our world. Truly, I am excited about the MCF call to exceed limit and to transform, to resurrect our continent, and to outlive the menace of human destruction for this generation and the next.

Maame Kwamah, First from Left (First Row) and Other Scholars in Partner Universities at the Global Scholars Convening at Stanford University

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Pushing Volunteerism a Notch Higher “Education is not preparation for life. Education is life itself.” I believe in holistic education; to learn from every opportunity in order to meet the challenges of living as well as academics. When I observe awesome structures designed and constructed by civil engineers, I am filled with the desire to be part of this great profile system of creativity and ingenuity. Every summer, I volunteer with a non-governmental organization called Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa (VPWA) to teach kids in the rural parts of Ghana how to read as well as use the computer to type. I am currently the general secretary for the Civil Engineering Students’ Association (CESA). Elizabeth Osei Nyarkoa, BSc. Civil Engineering

“To whom much is given, much more is expected.” This opportunity at KNUST will yield significant progress for the African Continent. I believe!

Elizabeth Osei Taking Kids Through Reading Exercise as Part of Her 2015 Volunteering Exercise

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‘Help me Read’; Stefan’s Community Change My stay to this community that has always reminded me of my commitment to lead change in any way I can. I visited the community with two friends. We committed to staying in both communities for 3 days to appreciate how life in the community is like and think of how best we can help.

Danquah Stefan, BSc. Development Planning President, KNUST Scholars Commmunity

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I realized a general low academic performance during my stay and interaction with community stakeholders. The Assin North Municipal’s report on academic performance also revealed a similar phenomenon. This gave me a speculative cause of the problem, since I have had the privilege of attending both a rural and urban schools. The huge disparity in academic performance between the two, as I had hypothesized, is how the latter encourages its students to read. After studying to confirm my conjecture, I initiated the “Help Me Read” Project.

he series of seminars

organized by the Scholars Program at KNUST rekindled a latent passion to change self, community and country. In December 2014, the Scholars were given the opportunity to visit deprived communities to report on them. My endeavor took me into two communities; Pewodee and Assin Dompim, all in the Assin North Municipality. The Pewodee community is a very deprived one with no electricity, no public facility (toilet, clinic etc.) and it is difficult getting to the nearest town with such facilities due to the terrible nature of the access road.

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The project seeks to provide educational materials, particularly reading materials, to basic schools in rural communities in the Assin North Municipality. A team is also dispatched into target communities to teach and encourage students to read within a period not less than a week. In May 2015, the project was first piloted in Assin Asempaneye, another village in the Municipality. With our own drafted story books, my classmates and I supported the students of the Assin Asempaneye R/C primary in basic reading skills through various activities such as reading games, classroom learning etc. The results were above our expectations! We discovered a lot of smart kids who could easily understand what was being taught but their command over the English Language had being the reason to their academic progress. The project will be officially launched in February 2016 and we hope to widen the scope to reach out to more schools in more communities. Our journey remains forward.

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Cover page of the “Help Me Read” Project Story Book

School Pupils with Copies of the “Help Me Read” Project Books

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Gallery of Activities For 2014/2015 Academic Year


Scholars at the Lake Bosomtwe as Part of Touring the Ashanti Region

Scholars at the Bonwere Kente Gallery During the Ashanti Tour

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Stefan Trying His Hands on Adinkra Printing During the Ashanti Tour Annual SCHOLARS DIRECTORY, 2014-2015

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Professor William Otoo Ellis, Vice-Chancellor, KNUST, at the VC’s Reception for Scholars

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Buffet for Scholars at the VC’s Reception

Scholars at the VC’s Reception

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Scholars in a Selfie with Program Manager at a breakout session During a Leadership Seminar

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1st Service Day; Clean Up at the Kumasi Children’s Home by Scholars

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1st Service Day; Donation at the Kumasi Children’s Home by Scholars

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Left and right, Scholars in a Q & A Session with the Head of the Narcotic Control Authority, Ashanti Region

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Scholars in a Group Photograph with the Head of the Narcotic Control Authority, Ashanti Region

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Experiential Learning Tour at Bunsu Arboretum, Eastern Region

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Scholars Internship at Vodafone Ghana, Group Photograph with E. Yeboah Gyan, Program Manager at KNUST

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2nd Service Day; Face Painting & Fun Time of Kids of Sabin AKrofuom, Ashanti Region.

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