Astro-STEM Workshop and Mentorship Program
The Astro-STEM Workshop and Mentorship program for secondary schoolgirls in Year 1 & 2.
The program aims to encourage and facilitate early participation of girls in STEM subjects through hands-on Science practicals.
We also aim to increase the number of girls selecting Physics in high school and
sitting for the Physics national examination.
5 Secondary schools enrolled under the program (Noigam, AIC Kipkekei Girls, St.Peters Girls & UPEC Girls Osorongai in Kitale County and Igikiro Mixed Day Secondary School in Murang'a County.
Over 1000 students engaged since 2021
Overall change in attitude of the girls towards STEM/Physics subjects, improved grades and more girls are now selecting Physics.