Current capacity building initiatives include
Introduction of new elective courses at the university of Sierra Leone: Introduction to Computer programming in Matlab, Advanced molecular biology techniques and Arcview GIS.
Mentorship programme for Science Resources Africa alumni include online mentoring programmes with TReND professional volunteers (http://trendinafrica.org/) and Summer Schools with the Madanyu initiative (http://www.madanyu.org/).
Gender promotion initiative: To support the growth of the Sierra Leone Association of Women in Science and Engineering (SLAWiSE) for the mentorship of women and girls into careers in science and maths and as future leaders in the community. Mentorship is being provided by the Cambridge Association for Women in Science and Engineering (CamAwise) https://camawise.org.uk/
Educational TV programme: Advancing a dedicated TV channel for the delivery of quality educational content whilst promoting the 4th UN sustainable development goal – Quality Education
Organising symposia for newly appointed outreach co-ordinators; this project is being organised in partnership with SLAWiSE