DESOPADEC PROGRAMMES

EDUCATION

DESOPADEC recognizes that education is the foundation upon which developmental endeavours revolve.  The desire to enhance the capacity of the people of the mandate areas in terms of quality education in science and technology propelled the zeal to improve on the education facilities in the areas.

It then engaged in massive construction and rehabilitation of classroom blocks in schools, provision of school furniture and books, supply of science equipment, purchase and installation of computers in secondary schools to facilitate ICT awareness, and provision of bursary to students in tertiary institutions.  Besides, two batches of Students were sent for further studies in America under the DESOPADEC fully funded Scholarship Programme in the Areas of Science, Engineering, and Agriculture. The first set of ten (10) scholars graduated in ICT last December 2011. In this sector, a total of 194 school blocks and hostels across the mandate area have been completed.

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