Monthly Archives: September 2020

e-Amanar: Under the same sky connection

Target location: Sahrawi refugee camps near Tindouf, Algeria. Target audience: The primary target audience of the project are the teachers of the Sahrawi Refugee camps. The goal is to directly engage and collaborate with at least 20 teachers, which, in turn, would allow us to indirectly reach around 400 students. Cooperation is assured considering the […]

DIY Universe: A Virtual Science Program for Summer Engagement

Target location: United States but students in any other country can have access to the resources Target audience: Youth, ages 11-18, participating in out-of-school time programs, with a particular focus on groups that are under-represented in STEM (including groups focused on girls), and/or are financially disadvantaged. The Christa McAuliffe Center for Integrated Science Learning will […]

Distribution of PPEs to households around Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory

Target location: Ghana Target audience: An estimated 5000 people live around GRAO with about 2000 students. This will include basic school, high school and university students. The project intends to reach the community living around the Ghana Radio Astronomy Observatory and distribute face masks, hand sanitizers and other PPEs as well as discuss astronomy as […]

Distance Learning for Home-Bound Students Amid COVID-19

Target location: Tanzania Target audience: Primary and Secondary students and teachers, from both private and public schools, and government education officers. The Distance Learning for Home-Bound Students project directly addresses the education barriers in developing countries such as Tanzania where on-line access and computers are very limited. The project enables teachers to continue engaging their […]

Development on an online platform for Assessment of COVID-19 spread for planning and implementation of timely intervention

Target location: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania Target audience: National government COVID-19 coordination team and humanitarian assistance entities The project aims to develop an online platform for mapping COVID-19 hots spots in order to provide a near real-time information that will help plan interventions such as location of quarantine facilities, humanitarian assistance, distribution of resources such […]