Ibinabo Fiberesima begins scholarship scheme for kids

Nollywood actress and former President of Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Ibinabo Fiberesima who is currently battling a manslaughter case has continued her charity works with a scholarship scheme for the less privileged kids.
Tagged ‘Go To School’, the initiative is being run under her Ibinabo Care Foundation with partner, Heritage Bank.
According to a statement released by the actress, “The aim is to assist young children whose parents cannot afford to send them to school or have dropped out of school due to financial challenges.”
Fiberesima who shed more light on the project said, “ An Educational Fund will be set up for then with our Partner Bank, Heritage Bank and their parents will be able to access the funds whenever they need to pay for their educational needs.”
She disclosed that this year, the scheme will be assisting five children. According to ‘Go To School’, a potential beneficiary must be a child below age 10, is not attending a high end school at the moment and must have proof that parent cannot afford to send them to school or have dropped out.
Fiberesima who added that prior good grades will be a plus said the child should be schooling and residing in Nigeria.
“After screening and investigation by a board, Five children will be selected and awarded the scholarships.
“We will also need the help of everyone.
“If you know anyone who fits the profile listed above, please send in an application to the below listed email addresses. A form will be sent to you to be completed by the parent or guardian of the child.
“If you also want to be a part of the scheme or want to assist any child, you can write us via the emails:[email protected] yahoo.com or [email protected] .com.”
Presentation day is scheduled for January 13, 2016, coinciding with the birthday of the proprietor of the Foundation, Ibinabo Fiberesima, at a star-studded event.

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