Zensar Partners with Education Africa to support students of Business Management
Press Release | 6 Dec 2019
Johannesburg, South Africa, December 6, 2019: Zensar, a leading digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with organizations across industries on their digital transformation journey, announced that it has partnered Education Africa in its education and skills development program for underprivileged local students. In a recently held event, the Zensar team expressed their support to 15 students from the University of South Africa (UNISA) to enable them to study Business Management remotely. The students were empowered with a scholarship, monthly internet data and mentorship.
Sandeep Kishore, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Zensar said, “To us, training the future generation of professionals is of paramount importance. We continuously partner with like-minded organizations like Education Africa to help in educating youth. They are the future of this great country and been a digital company, we are delighted to support new-age learning.”
Commenting on this occasion, James Urdang CEO and Founder of Education Africa said, “We appreciate the efforts of companies like Zensar in supporting our initiative to influence the country’s growth by educating the future generation of South Africans. We acknowledge the Zensar team for their unwavering support in enabling tertiary educational opportunities for disadvantaged South Africans by taking the university to where they live.”
Harish Lala, Senior Vice-President and Head, South Africa, Zensar commented, “We look forward to working with Education Africa on initiatives where the youth of South Africa has opportunities to study further. We are committed to this cause and appreciate the dedication of these young students who are striving hard to achieve their dreams.”
At this well-attended event, teams from Zensar and Education Africa spent time with the 15 students who were awarded this scholarship. The students also spent time understanding real-life experiences at work from the Zensar team. The students acknowledged the opportunity they had received as they can now afford higher studies which was not possible earlier. The scholarship has given them an opportunity to acquire knowledge at no cost thus alleviate poverty through a robust education system.