STEP AGRIBUSINESS MECHANISMS
Coursework in a formal curricular setting.
Establishment of an extracurricular club.
Establishment of pilot agribusiness enterprises in schools.
Creating a future for Young People in Agriculture
STEP aims at building the next generation of agribusiness leaders in Africa by redirecting the aspirations of secondary school students towards careers and businesses in modern agriculture and agribusiness.
STEP operates in secondary schools across 3 African Countries
In DR Congo, STEP is implementing its activities within three schools in South Kivu Province (Eastern DR Congo); Institut Weza, EDAP/ISP, and Institut Mushunguri. Weza is a private school and the latter two are public.
The STEP team in Kenya, has decided to work with Mwiki Secondary School (Nairobi County), Afraha High School (Nakuru County), Kisayani Secondary School (Makueni County), and Muongoiya Secondary School (Kiambu County).
The STEP team in Nigeria has selected three schools within the Southwestern region of the country to implement the pilot phase of the program; Fasola Grammar School, Oluponna High School, and Lead City International School.
In the course of trying to meet its objectives, the STEP-Kenya team has had to develop innovative modes of operation to deal with the limitations
A student member of the vegetable growing club harvests amaranths in Weza The STEP team in DR Congo defied the challenges of COVID-19 to advance
Ms. Rukayat Opeyemi (L), learning how to produce tidbits from one of the STEP students trained at Fasola Grammar School A 400-level student of Ladoke