A project in Seychelles aims to inspire careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The STEM Extra is an eight-month after-school programme to empower the youth towards pursuing STEM career opportunities by offering an interactive and inspirational programme held after school hours.

The project, expected to start in January, is one of six local projects which has this year received grants from the United States Ambassador’s Special Self Help Programme. Implemented by not for profits organisations, these projects are targeting different groups in the communities including the youth, women and people with disabilities.

The grantees met with the US Ambassador to the island nation, David Reimer, last week….
Source: Seychelles News Agency