Kwankwasiyya Foundation to sponsor ‘poor’ children to school in Katsina
Preparations are underway by an NGO, Kwankwasiyya Development Foundation to sponsor children from poor background from Katsina to various schools, Katsina Post learned.
Katsina Post learned that this good initiative is a continuation of the Foundation’s laudable effort towards educating the people for them to have a better future.
In a chat with the President of Pleasant Library and Book Club (PLBC), Engr. Muttqha Rabe Darma, he said he invited the Kwankwasiyya Foundation to Katsina State to replicate what it deed in Kano State by launching an appeal fund for the sponsorship of the children of the poor in the state to have a bright future.
“I heard the former Governor of Kano State, Engr Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso saying that he will replicate the successes of the foundation in Katsina and other Northern states and that was what made me to reach out to him about how we will do it here which made us to start preparations.
“I believe with the Kwankwaso’s ideology of politics which is to empower the society and this is exactly what we want to do.” He added.
Engr. Muttaqha also said that he did a similar program earlier when he sponsored over 140 children to schools with all his severeign gratiuty after his tenure as PTDF boss.
Recall that no fewer than 242 Kano graduate students were offered foreign scholarships by former Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso to study for Master’s degree in India and Sudan by the Kwankwasiyya Development Foundation.
The beneficiaries, drawn from the 44 local government areas of the state, graduated with first-class degrees and 234 of the beneficiaries would study in four universities in India, while the remaining would study in another university in Sudan.