The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust has recognized the work of Banasco Nuhu Seidu for NASCO ICT in Ghana. Banasco is one of the 100 finalists, chosen between more than 2,000 nominees, from a program promoted by the consortium that rewards young people from the Commonwealth who have launched projects to make a difference in their community.
The winners of this prestigious award will receive a unique package of online training, mentoring and networking designed by the University of Cambridge. With this support, it is expected that winners will continue and develop the incredible work they are already doing in their communities.
Banasco, who is Ousman’s brother, directs the division of NASCO in the African country and has an innate enthusiasm for the service community and the social one. Moreover, he is member of Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), a network founded by US President Barack Obama that promotes the work of young African leaders.
The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust is a consortium founded in honor of The Queen of England and its mission is to enrich the lifestyle of people of all descents from the whole Commonwealth. One of its goals is to train a new generation of young leaders with the prize The Queen’s Young Leader Award.