Two Nairobi Schools to Benefit From a Global Innovation Programme
In a bid to foster innovation, creativity, and excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), an international energy infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group (SG), has initiated a program benefiting secondary schools in Africa, including two in Nairobi.
Implemented through its subsidiaries, Asharami Synergy Kenya and Sahara Group Foundation, the STEAM program aims to elevate creativity and innovation among African secondary school students, empowering them to explore modern technological avenues.
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Recently, the Kenyan Demo Day Event, organized by Sahara Group’s subsidiaries, showcased the talents of students from St Georges Secondary School and Olympic High School in Nairobi County.
Director of Sahara Group Foundation, Ejiro Gray, reported that the event displayed innovative prototype designs addressing prevalent social issues within their communities.
Gray highlighted the program’s objective of equipping students with skills and knowledge to develop innovative solutions across sectors like energy, agriculture, security, healthcare, and transportation, fostering a generation of leaders and social innovators.
Sahara Group, operating across 42 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, introduced the Sahara STEAMers program in 2022, in collaboration with STEMCafe.
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This afterschool initiative aims to nurture STEAM education among secondary school students in Africa.
During the event, students collaborated in teams to present their innovative solutions to a panel of judges.
Adebola Adesanya, Country Manager of Asharami Synergy Kenya, emphasized the program’s crucial role in nurturing young talents and enhancing their innovative capabilities.
Two Nairobi Schools to Benefit from a Global Innovation Programme