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Start Them Early Program (STEP) bridging the gap in agriculture and building the next generation of future agribusiness leaders in Africa. We strive to change the face of agriculture for young people by making agriculture interesting and attractive to every child.
What we do
These activities include soft skills training (communication, public speaking, leadership), competition, ag-career talks ….
Theoretical knowledge acquired in the classroom is transformed into practical lessons through the use of modern technologies using ….
The use of e-learning and e-teaching to revolutionize agriculture. Using digital technologies to attract young people to agriculture….
After the successful introduction of STEP’s agribusiness model to 1,197 students in 10 schools at the program’s inception in 2019,
STEP has been extended to over 5,000 more students (53% female and 47% Male) and 392 teachers (46% female and 54% Male), in 50 schools and established over 180 school pilot enterprises and over 42 home agribusinesses (student-managed). The agribusiness model has also gained the attention of both national and international stakeholders, to expand to more secondary schools.
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The Start Them Early Program aims to reach as many beneficiaries as possible. This cuts across different stakeholders at the community, state, national and international levels.
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STEP beneficiaries run viable agribusiness ventures in the communities
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Afraha Secondary School featured in Project 254
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