Congratulations To Scholarship Contest Winner!

22 Sep

Iduka’s newest scholarship recipient, Martha Chidiso, is a medical student at Malamulo College of Health Sciences in Makwasa, Malawi. In October she starts her rotating internship at the Ndirande Health Centre Hospital, Zomaba Central Hospital, and the Machinga District Hospital.

 

Martha Chidiso

“This is an opportunity of a lifetime!” says Martha, ” In Malawi, educational opportunities are thin for girls. Traditionally, most families in Malawi don’t believe that girls can contribute to national development. Due to pre-conceived ideas, they don’t see any reason for investing in girl’s education.”

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5 Responses to “Congratulations To Scholarship Contest Winner!”

  1. Mag September 22, 2011 at 11:19 pm #

    Awesomeness!! Congratulations, Martha!! Go ahead and live your dream! And to Iduka, keep on giving!

    • Iduka September 29, 2011 at 10:38 pm #

      Thanks, Mag! The first Iduka female scholarship recipient is from Malawi! Let’s get more participating in the new scholarship round.

  2. ssenyonjo wilberforce September 23, 2011 at 1:02 am #

    Congratulations! What about we/others who participated?

  3. Teencerbaylo Sherc Deen September 23, 2011 at 2:58 pm #

    Congratulations, Martha! You have made Malawi proud, especially girls…Gal girl… !!!!

    • Iduka September 29, 2011 at 10:36 pm #

      Thank you, Sherry! We need to have those girls apply in droves!

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