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Funke Science

2023 Mastercard Foundation Edtech Fellowship Cohort

Founder(s): 2

Founded: 2016

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Category: STEAM

About the company

FunKE Science is an Edtech solution that focuses on providing engaging and interactive science education for children. The platform offers a range of digital resources, including videos, animations, quizzes, and experiments, designed to make science learning fun and accessible. Through its interactive approach, FunKe Science encourages hands-on learning and empowers children to explore various scientific concepts and phenomena in an engaging and educational manner.

In past years, Kenyan students have faced challenges in achieving high scores in national exams for Math and Science subjects. In some instances, the overall performance in these subjects has been relatively low compared to other subjects. Enrollment rates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses have been relatively lower compared to other disciplines in Kenyan universities and colleges. This disparity has been attributed to various factors, key among them including perceptions of difficulty, and inadequate preparation at the primary and secondary levels. FunKe Science provides online and offline platforms where children access various science sessions that teach a wide variety of concepts in science. Also, offers science kits for the children to carry out experiment leveraging a Step-wise learning model- a more inclusive learning approach that ensures every step is understood by learners, through regular check



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