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General News of Monday, 18 June 2018


Citi FM launches fundraiser for needy SHS graduates

Citi FM has launched a fundraising drive for the Citi Opportunity Project on Education (COPE), to raise GHc300,000 from listeners and all benevolent Ghanaians, to support the tertiary education of some 60 brilliant and needy SHS graduates.

The average amount spent on each beneficiary is GH¢5,000 which covers tuition, accommodation, stationery and a stipend.

The funds will be raised until the 4th of September, 2018, when University admission registration is expected to be completed.

How to contribute

Donations can be sent to the MTN mobile money number 0550 900 006. Cheques can also be written in the name: CITI FM FOUNDATION

Alternatively, donations can be made at the front desk of Citi FM, located behind the Adabraka Police Station.

COPE is a Corporate Social Responsibility initiative programme under the Citi Foundation in support of Ghanaians in need of support.

COPE is an initiative that seeks to provide full scholarships to brilliant but deprived students to further their education.

Between 2014 and 2016, the project expended an average of about GHc 5,000 per academic year on one beneficiary.

Through donor support, COPE has managed to cater for 22 students