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TDB presented scholarships to students in ‘Ahopanilolo Technical Institute and St. Joseph Business College

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 11/11/2019

8 students from the ‘Ahopanilolo Technical Institute and St. Joseph Business College were this morning fortunate to receive scholarships from the Tonga Development Bank.

Speaking to Radio and Television Tonga News Malia Ma’afu and Maketalena Ngahe said, they’re grateful for the assistance from the bank and said it will no doubt assist them to achieve their goal and to finish their studies.

Samisoni Masila from the bank said, they offer scholarships annually to students at 10 various Vocational and selected Tertiary institutions, both managed by government and private as well.

The scheme started in 2003, commemorating the Bank’s 25 years of serving the people of Tonga, in 2002. The scholarships cover full tuition fees for the year.

Meanwhile Samisoni Masila from the Bank says this was the main purpose of their work since 2003 is to lend a helping hand for the parents and also to help the students especially.

 

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