Azuri Technologies in collaboration with Imperial College, London will hold a 5-day workshop to train school age children in primary six on science and technology, engineering and mathematics from August 14, 2019, the workshop will hold in Ipado and Esie towns in Kwara state.
Pupils from age 9-16 years will take part in the workshop. They will have first hand experience in the area of construction, solar technology, mechanics and robotics technology to spur them to be future innovators in engineering.
In a press statement Sunday Popo-Ola, a member of Imperial College said, “Creative Futures is designed to inspire pupils to achieve their full potential and encourage them to think about science and higher education. It is an interactive learning experience bringing together 9 to16-year-old pupils, role models, mentors and inspirational speakers.”
Vera Nwanze, general manager, West Africa, Azuri Technologies, said, “Azuri is delighted to be involved with such a project, designed to inspire Nigeria’s future engineers. During the workshop, students will have the opportunity to see and test cutting-edge solar technology that is connecting hundreds of thousands of off-grid households to the modern digital world.”
Azuri Technologies is one of Africa’s leading provider of solar energy services off-the-grid powering over 20,000 households of 70 million underserved Nigerians in remote northern communities. It also has services in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.