Chase Bank (IR) on September 22nd partnered with Edulink International College to provide its students with an elaborate fee payment platform.
The deal will see Chase Bank act as the banking partner for Edulink where students will enjoy 20 per cent discount for banking which Chase during the duration of the course.
During the signing of the partnership, Chase Bank (IR) receiving manager Paul Russo emphasised that the bank is keen to give opportunities to institutions, parents, guardians and students through tailor made banking services and convenience.
“It is our belief that empowering the youth through education is critical to the success of our country and the region as a whole,” he said adding that the partnership would allow youth to achieve what matters to them.
The move is part of Chase Bank (IR) and Edulink International College strategy to increase access to quality education in Kenya. This will be facilitated by empowering students to achieve their scholastic goals by locally offering quality UK Degrees from The University of Northampton.
The partnership also provides opportunity to improve access to quality education in the country along with government’s efforts. Kenya’s young population has the potential to transform the country’s economic fortunes.
To achieve this, the bank is seeking avenues to improve the quality and relevance of the skills young people possess when entering the labour market in order to make them self-sufficient. Chase Bank (IR) recognizes that the next few years will be crucial in determining how Kenya fares as its working-age population grows.
Edulink International College Nairobi (EIC) seeks to deliver world-class university education through its partnership with the University of Northampton, UK by giving Kenyan students the opportunity to study for a UK business degree at an affordable cost right here in Kenya.
“Our mission and efforts to deliver world class higher education in the region have today received a huge boost and our partnership with Chase Bank exemplifies this.
This partnership is sure to realise more opportunities in terms of affordability in fees payment, employability by closing the skills gap and also appreciating that good education can traverse boundaries and get to deserving students here at home,” said Edulink Campus Principal, Mr. Gitonga M’Mbijjewe.
The partnership is set to offer not only quality education but also guaranteeing Edulink beneficiaries ease of access to various products provided by Chase Bank (IR). Additionally, it wires the bank to the future for the long term enhancement of the educational sector.