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Deloitte Malawi donates 5.6 million to MUBAS students

News   Pangano Baluwa   September 20, 2022
PIC: Deloitte and MUBAS officials pose a photo
Over the years, there has been an increase on a number of students struggling with financial support in the Public Universities; in view of this Deloitte Malawi an Audit Firm has made a donation of 5.7 million Kwacha to Malawi University of Business and Applied Science (MUBAS) for students in the faculty of Business and Economic Science.

The event was held on Thursday 15th September at Deloitte offices in Blantyre, and was graced by Deloitte Audit Partner, Christopher Kapenda, MUBAS Dean of Business and Economic Sciences, Kizito Kanyoma and Director of Students’ Affairs, Dr Getrude Sitolo Banda. 

The donation will see 3.7 million Kwacha shared to three students and will cater for their tuition fees, accommodation and Laptops, whilst the remaining two million Kwacha will go to faculty of Business and Economic Science symposium which will be conducted on the 23rd of September 2022. 

In his remarks, Kaphande appreciated the long cordial relationship that Deloitte has with MUBAS adding that this makes their organization to reach out to the needy students at the institution.

“As part of our corporate social responsibility we decided to support our colleagues from MUBAS after a plea was made on our table, we believe MUBAS plays a vital role in the ecosystem and will continue with this kind of provisions for a long time,” Kaphande said. 

His sentiments were echoed by Kanyoma who acknowledged the kind gesture demonstrated by Deloitte saying the institution is looking forward for more of such development as there are more disadvantaged students at MUBAS.

“Here at MUBAS we have a good relationship with Deloitte, the donation is one in a million because most of our students find it hard to pursue their academics due to financial constraints as such  the assistance is indeed a relief ” Kanyoma said. 

Boston Chirwa one of the beneficiaries pursuing Bachelor of Accountancy applauded Deloitte for the kind gesture narrating that it takes a company with a bigger heart to offer such assistance and this will go in the memory lane of the students.

 

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