Tim Rooke (far right) with students at LIYSF YoSA Students at the 61st LIYSF in 2019 Christa from Rwanda a YoSA scholar at LIYSF 2017 YoSA students from 5 countries at LIYSF in 2019

Young Scientists for Africa

Org #57021
Vetted since 2019
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Young Scientists for Africa (YoSA) is a registered charity supporting young African science students by: - Awarding scholarships to attend the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF). - Creating a student network in Africa to enable and encourage careers in science. This is necessary because: - Extensive analysis has demonstrated that Africa needs science, not just aid, to address the socio-economic and public health challenges it faces. - Africa needs young African scientists to lead the charge on reshaping the continent and improving and saving African lives. What YoSA offers: YoSA was established to support young African science students who don't typically hav... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Clare Elwell
Clare Elwell
Organization Information
26 Purley Bury Avenue
Purley, CR81JD
United Kingdom
Organization Information
26 Purley Bury Avenue
Purley, CR81JD
United Kingdom

Project Reports

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Jun 4, 2021
Report June 2021
 We start this report with the very sad news that our co-founder and trustee, Tim Rooke, passed away in February 2021. Tim was a huge driving force behind our efforts to support African young...
Feb 5, 2021
COVID 19 Effect
The primary objective of Young Scientists for Africa is to sponsor enthusiastic and talented young students from sub-Saharan Africa to attend the prestigius London International Youth Science Forum in...
Oct 9, 2020
Young Scientists for Africa - October 2020 Report
Thank you again to all of you who have donated and continue to donate as part of our GlobalGiving fundraising campaign.   Along with the rest of world we have been adjusting to a...
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