FAME foundation was established to solicit, encourage and advance the social, emotional and economic wellbeing of women and girls as well as formulate programmes within the framework of national development plan with a view to enhancing the participation of women and advocate for gender parity in the society.
FAME foundation firmly believe that the entire nation, businesses, communities and groups can benefit from the implementation of programs and policies that adopt the notion of women empowerment.
FAME FOUNDATION held her weekly HerSTEM training on June 4, 2021, at the Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Maitama, Abuja.
The total number of attendance was Thirty-eight participants, one teacher, two sign language interpreters, two FAME Foundation volunteers, two ad-hoc staff, and 3 FAME Staff.
The class started at exactly 9:22 am, with Mr. Excel introducing the participants to Basic Web Designing. He commenced with a theoretical approach to web design, which helped participants have a fore-sight and knowledge of what Web design is all about, then proceeded with fun-fact examples to familiarize participants with the course.
Breakfast was served at 11:30 am. While participants were served breakfast, FAME Team received a donation of 15 desktop computers, pledged during the HerSTEM Flag-off Ceremony.
Ms. Valerie, the representative of the Director-General for the Raw Materials Research and Development Council, donated 15 desktop computers on behalf of the Ministry of Science and Technology and Council, to help facilitate and promote the STEM Initiative aimed at empowering girls with disabilities. The participants showed their appreciation, followed by a vote of thanks by Ms. Aderonke Bello, Executive Director, FAME Foundation.
“ I must say this is very encouraging and will help us remain focus and steadfast in our service to humanity. I am assuring the Ministry that these donated desktop computers will be channeled at the designated cause and not be misused. Thank you very much, and God bless you” she said.
The participants gave resounding applause followed by the “I love you all” sign language for Ms. Valerie and other officials as they exited the classroom.
The teacher continued the class, giving room for questions, observation, and suggestions.
Participants were served lunch and instructed to prepare ahead of the next class scheduled for Friday, May 11, 2021.