Fonds Ngangi supports excellent university students lacking financial means by granting university scholarships, active coaching, and complementary trainings to make sure that those students find quality jobs in local value adding companies once they graduate.
The supported students are selected based on their outstanding academic background and their leadership skills. The cohort of about fifty young people are studying in the best institutions of the region. In addition to their studies, the University Excellence Programme actively supports its members:
The students are coached individually to ensure their success and to convey values of work, excellence, humility, and initiative. The students participate in monthly workshops to improve their life skills such as leadership, public speaking, and critical thinking.
The University Excellence Programme provides technical trainings in various fields to strengthen their professional abilities.The programme helps them to secure internships to challenge their academic knowledge and to experience real work environment.
By backing their scholarship holders, the University Excellence Programme foster the development of the leaders of tomorrow.
The Fonds Ngangi founded the first start-up incubator (Kivu Entrepreneurs) of the city of Goma, in collaboration with Joel Tembo Vwira, a successful entrepreneur. The academy supports local entrepreneurs in three different ways:
Today, we pursue our dedicated support to entrepreneurs by providing coaching to start-ups and SMEs (via skype and locally) and giving ad-hoc trainings on critical topics.