BNE Charitable trust expands student loan programme

We are only a few months away from the end of the 2014-2015 school year and as one year closes another one opens which means more prospective Belizean students seeking opportunities to further their education in Belize. It is with this in mind that the Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust (BNECT) signed an agreement today with the Belize Enterprise for Sustainavlcsnap-2015-03-12-11h26m45s48ble Technology (BEST) to expand the Trust’s Student Loan Program to the underserved areas of the Cayo and Belize Districts. The overall objective of the partnership is to create a revolving fund to provide loans for Belizean students attending or planning to attend secondary, tertiary and vocational designation institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education. The initial investment is $350 thousand dollars which will be made in two tranches of $175 thousand dollars.

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