STEAMing Ahead: How the Sahara STEAMers Programme is Helping to Foster Creativity and Critical Thinking in African Classrooms

In recent years, there has been a growing emphasis on the need to incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education into classrooms worldwide. According to research by Brookings, it is a workforce skilled in STEAM that will enable Africa to overcome crippling development challenges including climate change, food insecurity, inequality, and poverty. The […]

Skilling Teachers, Trainers and Youths for a Transformative Future

In a world where two-thirds of youth in developing countries are not fulfilling their economic potential, and 70% of an estimated 200 million Nigerians are in the youth category, the issue of skills development cannot and must not be taken lightly. Before the advent of social media, skills acquisition took on various forms both informal […]

Turning off Africa’s plastic tap

Turning off Africa's Plastic

There is an in-joke that in most African homes, you can be sure to find a plastic bag that holds other plastic bags. The joke goes further to surmise that whenever you open an ice cream container in an African home, there is a 90 percent chance that the content is anything but ice cream. […]

Ikeja Electric, Sahara Group Foundation Builds Travelers’ Lodge for Ipaja Police Divisional Headquarters.

Nigeria’s leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has built and commissioned a brand-new travelers lodge for police officers in transit, at the Ipaja Police Divisional Headquarters, Alagolo, Lagos state. The project, which was executed through Sahara Group Foundation, the corporate social sustainability vehicle for the Sahara Group, is in line with IE’s commitment […]

Sahara Foundation, Wecyclers and LSETF Promote Sustainable Environment with Go-Recycling

The Sahara Group Foundation, in partnership with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) and Wecyclers, recently launched two recycling hubs in Isolo and Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Lagos state, under its Go-Recycling project. The Go-Recycling project which aims to roll out 12 recycling hubs across Lagos state before the end of 2023, […]

Sahara Foundation unveils new brand identity

Sahara Group Foundation, the social sustainability vehicle for leading energy and infrastructure conglomerate, Sahara Group, has unveiled its refreshed brand identity to reinforce its commitment to promoting access to energy and sustainable environments.  The unveiling event at Sahara Group’s office in Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria, included the introduction of the Foundation’s refreshed logo, impact focus, and […]