AEDT, Direct Aid and Umma University Launches Sh1.9bn Scholarship fund
Umma University in Kajiado County has launched a Sh1.9 billion scholarship programme. The programme dubbed Umma University Students Support Programme (UU-SSP) will see 2, 780 students benefit from scholarships and interest-free study loans.
“Financial Aid for Umma University Students.”
The programme, which is a partnership between the university, Africa Education and Development Trust (AEDT) and Direct Aid International, will run for the next seven years. During the launch on Saturday, Umma University Vice Chancellor Idle Farah said the programme has been sponsored by Direct Aid International. It will be managed by Africa Education and Development Trust – a non-profit making organisation whose goal is to empower communities through education financing.