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University student seeks sponsorship

Sep 12, 2011, 1:31 PM | Article By: Cherno Omar Bobb

Fatou Nyang, a student of the University of The Gambia at faculty of School of Business and Public Administration (B.SC-Economic), is seeking sponsorship to continue her education.

Speaking to The Point yesterday, Fatou said due to the financial problem of her family, she is unable to meet the university’s tuition fee of D22,550 per annum and other costs and fees of D740.

According to her admission letter dated 8 August 2011, she should pay tuition fees for the programme of studies to the tune of D22,550 per annum excluding student union fee, development fee, technology fee and library fee amounting to D740.

However, the letter also pointed out that this is payable in bulk or in two equal installments before or at the commencement of the semester.

Fatou Nyang is seeking support from the government, the private sector, donors, philanthropists, NGOs, individuals to enable her pursue her education at the university.

Fatou is ex-student of Saint Joseph`s Senior Secondary School in Banjul, who graduated in 2010 with the following grades: Business Management - A1, Commerce - A1, Financial Accounting - A1, Economics - B3, Geography - D7, English Language - B3, Mathematics - C6,  and Food and Nutrition - C4.

Anybody who wish to support Fatou Nyang can contact her on (00220) 7792492, 6520394, or through The Point newspaper on 4497441.