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Our History

STEM Synergy was inspired by the science center built by the Gelfand Family Charitable Trust in 2004 at the Yemin Orde Youth Village in Israel. Since then, in East Africa we have established 18 STEM centers, 75 virtual computing labs, 4 shared-science high schools, plus national science competitions and a national science museum. We continue to forge ahead, partnering our programs with NGOs such as UNESCO, IsraAID, Engineers Without Borders, Joint Distribution Committee, etc.  We are a tiny band of initiators with a huge positive footprint.

Our programs can be found in Ethiopia, Israel, Kenya, South Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi, and Kurdistan.

STEM Synergy in the News:

Ethiopia Herald national newspaper
April 11, 2018:  Nation practically shifting towards STEM
April 10, 2018:  Ministry of Education: Discusses STEM Centers
February 21, 2018:  Transforming STEM for education
UNESCO United Nations
2016 Annual Report PDF page 107, numbered page 105 

STEM Synergy publications:

Click to download:   Brochure tri-foldOne-pager

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Tigray Region, Ethiopia
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Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Statul Amhara, Ethiopia