FABLAB OUTREACH PROGRAM
Teaching children the fundamentals of engineering and its application in everyday life in a fun way.
THE PRESIDENT’S AWARD- KENYA (PA-K)
The President’s Award-Kenya (PA-K) is an exciting self-development programme available to all young people countrywide equipping them with positive life skills to make a difference for themselves, their communities, country and the world.
The Award concept is one of individual challenge. It presents to young people a balanced, non-competitive programme of voluntary activities which encourage personal discovery and growth, perseverance, responsibility to themselves and service to their community.
The Award programme is open to all young people between the ages of 14 and 25, irrespective of gender, creed, race or physical status. It also has trained adult volunteer helpers who inspire and support the young people in their pursuance of the programme activities.
The Young Journalism activity will aim to introduce and deliver the core requirements for understanding the field of journalism. Participants will be immersed in an engaging and informed structure of exercises designed and directed with a view to initiating a medium of storytelling, be it a school newspaper/blog. The focus of the program will be building media literacy and an awareness of the convergent nature of new media that combines photography, print, web and broadcasting.
Participants will be provided with the essential skills for inquiry and self expression. There will be an opportunity for the participants to showcase their work as well as participant recognition programs in the field of journalism. It may also be possible for participants who show a marked interest to be awarded a holiday internship/mentorship with media houses or companies involved with new media.