It has been announced that 150 scholarships will be funded by IHS Rwanda under Imbuto Foundation’s Edified Generation Scholarship Programme for the upcoming academic year. The programme is committed to boosting access to quality education for young people in Rwanda. ALSO READ: Imbuto Foundation education programme gets 150 scholarship boost Since its initiation in 2002, the programme has accorded 10,641 educational scholarships for disadvantaged young people between the ages of 13 to19. IHS Rwanda, part of the IHS Holding Limited group, one of the largest independent owners, operators, and developers of shared communications infrastructure in the world by tower count, has a long-term partnership with Imbuto Foundation and has sponsored 545 students since 2015. The scholarships provided by IHS Rwanda will assist learners in accessing quality education and cover additional educational expenses, including tuition fees and textbooks. “IHS Rwanda is honoured to continue this longstanding collaboration with the Imbuto Foundation and provide financial support for students under the Edified Generation Scholarship Programme,” said Kunle Iluyemi, Head of Sub Sahara Africa Region, IHS Towers. He noted that education is the key to unlocking a brighter future, stressing the commitment to supporting young minds in their pursuit of knowledge and personal growth. Iluyemi believes that through education, “we can help shape a better Rwanda.” Jackson Vugayabagabo, Imbuto Foundation’s acting Director General, expressed his gratitude to partners like IHS Rwanda whose belief in the mission of Imbuto Foundation is truly commendable and exemplifies the transformative power of education. “Your support is instrumental in providing quality education to deserving young Rwandans, enabling them to contribute significantly to the nation’s advancement. Together, we are shaping a promising future for the next generation,” Vugayabagabo stated. Literally translated, Imbuto means “seed”. A seed well planted, watered, nurtured and given all the necessary support successfully grows into a healthy plant; one that reaches high and stands tall. This vision shapes Imbuto Foundation’s current initiatives and future projects. IHS Towers has nearly 40,000 towers across its 11 markets, including Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Kuwait, Nigeria, Peru, Rwanda, South Africa and Zambia.