Grace Amuzie Offers Low-Income Families Cheap Educational Services

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By Aduragbemi Omiyale

Even though quality education is far beyond the reach of low-income families, they can still give their children the best at affordable rates without hassles.

This is where Grace Amuzie comes in to bridge the gap by offering quality and low-cost educational services to those believed to be at the last base of the strata.

She recently won the first position at the Savvy Prize for Impact Driven Entrepreneurs through her Recycle Pay Project Initiative, which she uses to fund Isrina Schools.

Isrina Schools targets male and female students between the ages of 2 to 13 from dominantly low-income households, especially out-of-school children.

The initiative, which was introduced in 2019, was launched in partnership with the African Clean-up Initiative, which enables low-income families to significantly cover a portion of their children’s fees through the collection and exchange of recyclables for monetary value.

“The use of recyclables has proven to be sustainable and an innovative model of payment is needed to ensure accessibility of basic quality education to children from low-income households in various urban and rural communities within my country.

“This makes it scalable. Through the Recycle Pay project Initiative, Isrina Schools eliminates in its entirety, the existing economic barriers that have limited access to basic quality education in the country,” Ms Amuzie stated.

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