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Robotics - FIRST Global Challenge - United Arab Emirates 2019

The 2019 FGC game challenge theme 'Ocean Opportunities' draws attention to the global challenge of polluted waters and the urgent need for decontamination and preservation using STEM and Robots solutions.

FGC dates and location: 24 - 27 October 209 in festival Arena, Dubai
Number of countries/teams participating: 189

Suriame's 2019 FGC Robotics Team participated with 5 students and robot 'Swit Dansi'.

Tech Genius - Robotics - Suriname 2019

Tech Genius project inspires science and technology leadership and innovation in young people of Suriname by implementing a training program that builds STEM application skills (mainly international level Robotics). The project trained 11 students (ages 16 - 24) in Robotics skills through gamification and also implemented a on-the-job Peer Mentorship training of 6 students to fulfill young leadership roles.

Robotics - FIRST Global Challenge - Mexico City 2018

Robotics Team Suriname at the FIRST Global's Challenge in Mexico City from 14 - 18 August 2018 with Sweef Teki 2.0, the robotic device designed, built, wired and programmed to compete in the Robotics Challege with 161 teams participating.

Robotics Skills Training - Suriname 2018

Training sessions to prepare for final team members selection for the FIRST Global's International Robotics competition to be held in Mexico City from 14 - 18 August 2017 bringing together students between ages 14 - 18 from over 150 countries. 

The aim of the international Challenge is to ignite passion for STEM careers with young people and empower these future leaders with a worldwide network of STEM youth to collaborate in areas to develop solutions to global issues related to water, energy, security, food, medicine and education.

World Friendship Day - Cultural Exchange - Ovid Elsie Middle School - Michigan USA 2018

A successful pilot World Friendship day was discussed and organized in collaboration with Greater Lansing United Nations Organization at Ovid Elsie Middle school in Michigan. We facilitated three of the 5 international speakers who together in total delivered 16 interactive presentations on among others Palestine, China and Mozambique.

Robotics - FIRST Global Challenge - Washington DC 2017

Inaugural International Robotics competition - August 2017
Over 163 student teams (ages 15 -18) will participate in alliances of 3 at DAR Constitution Hall.


 

Entrepreneurship - Workshop Busines Canvas Model - 2017 - YLAI Reverse Exchange Activity 3 - Suriname

Young Leaders of the America's Reverse Exchange Project 
Project Partners: U.S Department of State/ Meridian International (Washington DC - USA); U.S Embassy Paramaribo (Suriname - South America); Johnson C. Smith University (North Carolina - USA)

Aquaponics - Sustainable methods to Food Production 2017 - YLAI Reverse Exchange Activity 2 - Suriname

Young Leaders of the America's Reverse Exchange Project 
Project Partners: U.S Department of State/ Meridian International (Washington DC); U.S Embassy Paramaribo (Suriname)/ Johnson C. Smith University

 

Entrepreneurship - Speaker session - YLAI Reverse Exchange Activity 1 - Suriname

Sessions on business canvas model facilitated by director of the Center for Innovation at Johnson Smith University, North Carolina.

SDG 6 - Water and Health - Awareness through Art & Talk - Suriname

Educational Art created by young students of the Nola Hatterman Art Academy in Suriname was collaboratively brought to live with some nominated students from the Colleridge school (Middleschool in Suriname) in the form of a mural painting. Project was funded with contributions from Fish Finder (main sponsor)/Assuria and several 
individuals through online Crowdfunding platform Apura.

SDG 6 - Water and Health - Awareness through Art & Talk - Suriname

​Educational Art created by young students of the Nola Hatterman Art Academy in Suriname was collaboratively brought to live with some nominated students from the Jessurunschool (Middleschool in Suriname) in the form of a mural painting. Project was funded with contributions from Fish Finder (main sponsor)/Assuria and several individuals through online Crowdfunding platform Apura.

Community support - Inspiration Project - Fire department - Suriname

We provided facilitating and logistical support to the individuals in their efforts to set up and execute a kids inspiration project which was to bring a visit to the Fire department of Paramaribo, for a guided tour, including experiencing sitting in the fire truck and using the water hose. They also received information on fire prevention and tips.

SDG 6 - Awareness Safe Drinking Water

Information session on SDG 6: Drinking water and Healthy lifestyle.

These sessions were conducted in collaboration with the National Water company (SWM) in Suriname, Dopper Caribbean and volunteers. Around 500+ students of two middle schools were informed.

SDG 6 - Awareness - Access to clean drinking water for all - Suriname

Bicycle Rally for instilling (1) Don't give up and (2) Awareness for access to clean and healthy drinking water for all.

Project Partners: Joshua Warriors Youth Organization (​Bicycle Rally initiator and coordinator);
Dopper Caribbean/ Districs commissionar Commewijne/Suriprint. More than 110 youth participated in the rally and awareness sessions.

 


 

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