Posts by Kidist Gebreamlak

GFCT-STEMpower inaugurated Ethiopia’s 25th STEM Center at Debre Birhan University

GFCT-STEMpower officially inaugurated Ethiopia’s 25th STEM Center at Debre Birhan University on November 13, 2019, in the presence of Mr. Mark Gelfand, founder of GFCT-STEMpower along with Debre Birhan University academic staffs and community. Debre Birhan University is one of the Public Universities in Ethiopia, established in 2005 by the Ethiopian government at Debre Birhan…

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Juba STEM Center Repaired and Operational

The Gelfand Family Trust has established the Juba STEM Center in November 2017. Unfortunately, the solar power system never worked reliably and couldn’t start accepting students in a timely manner. Operating a STEM Center within the largest university in South Sudan is a multi-faceted challenge. Challenges include no utility electric power, few suitable buildings, currency…

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Case University – STEMpower – Ethiopia STEM Initiative

STEMpower envisions a technologically-developed, economically-independent, and self-sustaining Ethiopia-Africa. The organization continuously stretches its hand to reach pre-university students in urban cities as well as in remote areas of Ethiopia to cultivate the scientist in every child. STEMpower brought key allies in realizing its vision effectively and efficiently such as the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)…

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First Welcome – Gondar EEWB Conference, December 2018

Welcome to the STEMpower community. We are the innovative nonprofit that is bringing STEM enrichment across Ethiopia and Sub -Saharan African countries. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The story of STEMpower began thirteen years ago in Ethiopia, as an exploratory initiative by the Gelfand Family Charitable Trust (“GFCT”). At the…

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