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Why it’s great to get African children excited about science

Watch children’s excitement for their future soar

Girls looking through telescope

We love to see children inspired to reach for their dreams, so we’re sharing this video from Great Big Story, a global media company. It’s about encouraging a love for science among African youth.

 

“Africa needs more scientists, and especially scientists who will stay in the continent, because that way we’ll create scientific solutions to our problems,” says Susan Murabana in the video.

 

The astronomer is behind a travelling telescope program designed to get young people in Africa excited about science.

 

Watch the video below for the full story.

 

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Christian Children’s Fund of Canada works globally to support children and youth who dream of a better world. For nearly 60 years, we’ve brought together diverse people and partnerships, driven by a common belief: education extends beyond the walls of a classroom and is the most powerful tool children can use to change their world. We focus on breaking barriers preventing access to inclusive, quality education for all, especially girls.