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The Multi Sectoral Public Private Approach to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (MUSPPA2STEM) is a public private initiative to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in Kenya.  Some of the activities organized through this initiative include STEM festivals, robotics and coding, STEM outreaches, using museum for experiential learning, industrial visits, STEM exhibitions and showcase among others. This year, 2020, we are determined to popularize STEM activities (i.e. festivals, outreach, explore café, robotics & coding, among others) among youth in- and out-of-school. The main purpose is to increase the update of ICT in schools and in the community. The purpose of this note is to briefly explain how your organization can support this initiative and the financial implication.

Your organization or department can introduce the aforementioned STEM activities in public primary schools, public and low resource private secondary schools, tertiary institutions (i.e. TVETs and Universities) and an out-of-school youth group. This year, 2020, our focus is introducing robotics and coding including launching Regional and National Robotics Olympiad

Regional Robot Olympiad will be held in ten venues across the country while the National Robot Olympiad at KICC, Nairobi during the National Science and Technology Exhibition. You might also want to consider funding a Regional or National Robot Olympiad event. The Robot Olympiad will bring all these groups together at the Regional and or National Olympiad.

By sponsoring the STEM activities, such as the Olympiad, your organization will be supporting the country in providing increasing uptake of ICT, improving the quality of learning experiences to both in- and out-of-school youth and developing a generation with 21st-century skills. In addition, your organization will a great opportunity to promote your products or services to in- and out-of-school youth, teachers, school and the community at large. Your organization will get time during events i.e. parents’ meeting among others, to talk about your products/services.

Therefore, we kindly request your organization to consider introducing robotics and coding to; –

  1. Public & Low Resourced Primary Schools in Kenya
  2. Public day and Low Resourced Private Secondary Schools in Kenya
  3. Out-of-School Youth Groups in the Counties
  4. TVET (TVETs / University)

Alternatively, your organization may consider sponsoring part or wholly the:

The Regional Robot Olympiad is scheduled to occur in TEN different venues for 2 days in June 2020 while the National Robot Olympiad at the KICC, Nairobi in August 2020