As a not-for-profit organisation, BCA is able to fulfil one of its priority objectives of making financial support available to financially disadvantaged young Africans to enable them to obtain the business qualifications and skills.
Requests for financial assistance is assessed on the applicant’s individual circumstances. BCA favours supporting those who are taking courses in Economics, Accountancy, Law, Business Management, Agribusiness Management or related disciplines.
- Be aged under thirty;
- Have a proven track record of educational achievement;
- Demonstrate personal qualities enabling them to succeed in their career; and
- Show commitment to contribute to their country’s socio-economic development by leveraging on BCA’s financial support and connections to learn new skills and acquire knowledge for transfer to colleagues.
BENEFICIARIES IN 2019
In 2019, BCA gave grant assistance to four Zambian students for university education. The students benefitting from the grants are:
Mr Aaron Machaliwa
Mr Aaron Machaliwa, 22, who is studying for a BA in Economics at the University of Zambia in Lusaka;
Miss Margaret Konkola
Miss Margaret Konkola, 22, who is studying for a Diploma in Food Production at the Zambia Institute for Tourism & Hospitality in Lusaka;
Miss Elizabeth Phiri
Miss Elizabeth Phiri, 25, who is studying for a BSc in Education, Maths & Physics at the DMI-St Eugene University Chipata Campus; and Miss Natasha Chisense, 25, who is studying for a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Cavendish University in Lusaka.