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We're helping 20,000 young people across Ghana access STEM and enterprise skills. Join us. 

Foundervine as a partner on the Ghana Science & Tech Explorer Prize is facilitating the generation of STEM ideas within the Ghanaian youth. Our aim is to help cultivate those ideas into enterprising products and solutions to address community issues.

The Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service in collaboration with DreamOval Foundation, Foundervine, Nesta Challenges, MEST and Dext Technologies have embarked on a journey to facilitate the generation of STEM ideas within the youth of Ghana. With the aim of cultivating them into enterprising products and solutions to address community issues.

Under the theme “Understanding Ghana’s STEM and Entrepreneurship Agenda and its impact on education in the 21st century”. This programme will be an opportunity to understand and align with the Government's plan for STEM education and how the private sector and other stakeholders can support Government's effort at driving the STEM agenda.

Ghana Science and Tech Explorer Prize

The Ghana Science and Tech Explorer Prize (GSTEP) excites, encourages and supports Junior High School (JHS) students (11-16) and teachers in Ghana to develop practical Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) skills and products that benefit local communities. 

During this 3-year programme, we will be working with 20,000 Junior High School (JHS) students– as well as teachers, schools and communities in the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Eastern regions - to encourage practical learning and the development of STEM and ICT skills through a series of challenge prizes.  

GSTEP Youth Ambassador Programme

We are seeking ambitious, talented future leaders who have a keen interest in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM)to join the GSTEP Ambassador Programme. 26 Ghanaian youth will be offered a chance to become a GSTEP Ambassador for a year.

GSTEP Industry Mentorship and Sponsorship

We are looking to partner with industry sponsors, academia and youth practitioners to maximise the impact on the lives of the Ghanaian youth, schools and teachers. There are lots of different types of opportunities to partner with us. 


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Fondation Botnar is a Swiss-based foundation which champions the use of AI and digital technology to improve the health and wellbeing of children and young people in growing urban environments. To achieve this, the foundation supports research, catalyses diverse partners, and invests in scalable solutions around the world. 

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