World Environmental Day – #BeatPlasticPollution

World Environmental Day – #BeatPlasticPollution What is World Environment Day? World Environment Day, marked on June 5th every year, is driven and led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and is the “biggest international day for the environment”. Since 1973, UNEP has marked World Environment Day annually, encouraging people to take action to save the planet, which has brought about widespread acceptance […]

Sahara Foundation STEAMERs Program

Sahara Foundation in partnership with STEM café conceptualized the “catch them young and curious” Sahara STEAMERs programme  in 2021. The Sahara STEAMERs Programme is a school-based science and innovation Fellowship for secondary school students in Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda. The programme aims to raise 150 smart technologists with creative confidence, deep understanding of embedded systems, […]


Sometime in June, Sahara Foundation opened a call for application for the Sahara Technical Regenerator Program (STRP). Applications are closed, have been reviewed and we are pleased to announce that on 26th June 2021, the STRP commenced. This program is a strategic partnership between Sahara Foundation, the Energy Training Centre (ETC), and the Renewable Energy […]

Sahara Technical Regenerator Program (STRP)

  On June 12, Sahara Foundation announced the launch of the inaugural edition of the Sahara Technical Regenerator Program (STRP) -a partnership between Sahara Foundation, Energy Training Center (IG handle: etc_connect) and Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN; IG handle: reanigeriaofficial). This program is aimed at promoting youth capacity in Lagos, Edo and Rivers, giving […]

SDG 7: Affordable, Clean Energy

As the global population continues to rise, there is increased demand for access to cheap energy. Dependence on fossil fuels to meet this demand has led to an increased emission of greenhouse gases, which has created adverse and drastic changes to our climate. It is to this cause, that there has been a recent drive […]