The underlying issues which birthed this vision are:
To appropriately tailor our programmes to meet specific needs of target beneficiaries, we carry out a series of activities to gain an insight into areas of development where deficencies are prevalent.
We carry out interviews and surveys with education providers and and the student body to identify the specific barriers to learning at various levels of education system. This strategy enables us identify the most common challenges and fashion out the appropriate approach to overcome barriers to development.
Mentorship programmes highlight key areas of interest and importance to development that are absent from mainstream curriculm.
By carefully aligning objectives and activities with needs identified on the ground, we are on target to achieve desired outcomes and maximize the impact of our programmes.
We have adapted a governance structure in relation to modern best practice which provides us with direction, ensures the implementation of milestones and ensures appropriate review of issues encountered during the programme.
Our governance structure defines the relationship between all groups involved in the project and ensures the proper flow of information to programme stakeholders.
Our Awards Committee comprises representatives from A-Kon Consults Limited (our main sponsor), administrators and alumni from the partner schools.
The committee has oversight responsibility for the Scholarship scheme. The committee undertakes the following key activities:
A staff advisor is an affiliate of an educational Institution nominated to serve as the coordinator for the scholarship scheme. Key responsibilities include:
Two students are selected each term as leaders from the Scholarship beneficiaries. The student leaders are responsible for the following: