YST-Science4Development Award Ceremony 2021

What is Young Scientists Tanzania?

Young Scientists Tanzania is a unique and innovative programme in Africa, delivering two integrated and complimentary events in the Tanzanian secondary school academic year. The first is a comprehensive Science Outreach Programme covering all regions in Tanzania and the second is an attractive high profile Annual YST Exhibition and competition in which secondary students showcase their research. The Annual YST Exhibition component is based on the Young Scientist model in Ireland. In Tanzania the Annual YST Exhibition is used to showcase the success of the of the students involved in the Science Outreach Programme. 

The Science Outreach Programme is an indigenous independent programme developed by YST to add value to the YST Exhibition and in doing so, develops a much-needed Science Culture in Tanzania. The Science Outreach Programme is the key component of YST as it builds much needed scientific capacity among young secondary level students and their teachers.

The Science Outreach Programme augments the Tanzania National five-year development plan as published by the Ministry Of Finance And Planning and the African Union, Continental Education Strategy Plan (CESA 2015-2025).

CESA 2015-2025, strategic objectives is to fully reorient African education and training systems towards the achievement of the African Union’s vision and Agenda 2063. It plans to achieve this by strengthening the science and math curricula in youth training and by disseminating scientific knowledge and culture in society.

CESA 2015-2025 strategic objectives mirrors and aligns with the strategic objective of the YST Strategic Document 2011-Science for Development by:

a) Encouraging practical training

b) Rewarding innovation and innovators

c) Introducing science research at an early stage of education

d) Creating attractive extra-curricular activities such as science parks and clubs

e) Facilitating the implementation of incubator projects and mentorship programs

f) Employing informal and non-formal means of disseminating scientific knowledge and culture

g) Embedding contextualized scientific knowledge in curricula and

h) Promoting indigenous scientific knowledge and culture. 

Winners 2021

Fadhli Athumani Shabani and Shufaa Saidi Omari from Dr Salmin Amour Secondary School, Singida are the #YST2021 Overall Winners. Their project is titled: The Effect of Flooding Water from Kindai Lake from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences category 


 

 

YST-Science4Development Virtual Exhibition 2021

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Welcome

Dr. Gozibert Kmugisha, Co-founder

Joseph Clowry, Co-founder

Winners

Fadhili Athuman Shabani & Shufaa Said Omari

Dr Salmin Amour Secondary School 

Singida

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Runner Up

 

Davis Valentine Marandu & Bonaventure Barnabas Msolini

Tabora Boys’ Secondary School 

Tabora

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Category Awards

 

 

Technology & Computer Sciences 

 

 

 

 

 

Sponsor Video

 Jacquiline Materu, Head of Corporate Communications & PR, Vodacom Foundation Tanzania

 

 

1st

Sylvester Sebastian Mulungu and Innocent Robert Mamsery  

Mzumbe Secondary School

Morogoro

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2nd  

Abdulrahim Yasin Malya and Adrina Apolinary Msele

Arusha Science Secondary School

Arusha

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3rd 


Adin Shadrack Masalu and Lupyana Zebedayo Ngota

Ilboru High Secondary School

Arusha

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Agriculture Sciences

 

Sponsor Video

Dr. Amos Nungu, Director General of Tanzania Commission for Science & Technology (COSTECH)

 

1st

Esther Emrold Massawe and Rachel Jeremiah Akyoo

Nganza Girls Secondary School 

Mwanza

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2nd 

Zablon Mtatiro and John Ndema

Mzumbe Secondary School  

Morogoro

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3rd

Mzee Yusuphu and Lightnes Shomari

SabaSaba Day Secondary School 

Mtwara

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Biological Sciences

 

Sponsor Video

Imran Arab, Managing Director, Speedy Print Ltd.

 

1st  

Bahati Jumatatu Ramadhani and Abdallah Said Abdallah  

Kitongoni Secondary School 

Kigoma

Video

2nd 

David Makubi Sospeter and Florentina  Masune

Chikole Secondary School

Dodoma

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3rd

Lusekelo P. Kibona and Ayoub  Nicas Nambasita

Matai Secondary School

Rukwa

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Social Sciences 

Sponsor Video

Stanley Kafu, Head of Marketing and Communication, Exim Bank Tanzania Ltd

1st 

Sahil Abdulalim and Christian Deogratias

Old Tanga Secondary School

Tanga

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2nd

Mathna Khamis Abdul-rahman and Hajra Mohammed Juma

Lumumba Secondary School

Arusha

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3rd

Avitha Nicholaus Ndunguru and Mary Denis Kapinga

Mbinga Girla Secondary School 

Ruvuma

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Physical, Chemical & Mathematical Sciences

Sponsor Video

 Prof. Paul Hardaker, CEO of Institute of Physics (IOP)

1st

Mariam Abbas and Erick Chediel

Chamaguha Secondary School

Shinyanga

Video

2nd

Abel M. Lungu and Prosper V. Kabuje

Mzumbe Secondary School

Morogoro

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3rd

Emmanuel Mathias Mahande and Erick Mathias Mahande

Lupanga Practicing Secondary School 

Morogoro

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Climate Change & Environmental Sciences

Sponsor Video

Michael Doorly, Head of Active Citizenship of Concern Worldwide

 

1st

Emmanuel Joseph Kamishina and Abdulnasser Arnold Nkya

Arusha Science Secondary School 

Arusha

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2nd

Shekhan Mohamed Mwagala and Nadhiru Jumbe Alawi

Mzumbe Secondary School 

Morogoro

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3rd

Nabila Furaha Nassoro and Janeth John Mwacha

Nganza Girls Secondary School 

Mwanza

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Songas Energy Awards

Sponsor Video

 

 

Adin Shadrack Masalu and Lupyana Zebedayo Ngota

Ilboru High Secondary School

Arusha

Video

 

Emmanuel Mathias Mahande and Erick Mathias Mahande

Lupanga Practicing Secondary School 

Morogoro

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Special Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Institute For 

Medical Research Award 

Sponsor Video

Prof. Yunus Mgaya, Director General of NIMR

Nuwairat Yussuf Salim and Khalef Mohd Nassor

Shamiani Secondary School 

Pemba

Video

 

 

 

 

 

Muhimbili University Of Health And 

Allied Sciences Award 

Sponsor Video

Prof. Andrea B. Pembe, Vice-Chancellor - MUHAS

Iddy Joseph Luchagula and Sara Kija

Ndoleleji Secondary School

Simiyu

Video

 

 

 

 

 

University Of Dar Es Salaam Award

Sponsor Video

Prof. Bernadeta Killian, Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Research UDSM 

Christina Peter Nogisha and Nyanjige I. Ezekiel

Nyihogo Secondary School

Shinyanga

Video

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First Car Rental Award 

Sponsor Video

Juma Ridhwan Hassan

Operations and HR Manager

Regan Marious Laswai and Regan Laswai

Maua Seminary Secondary School

Kilimanjaro

Video

   

 

 

 

Realising Education For 

Development Award 

Sponsor Video

Rebecca Taji, Partnership Officer, Realising Education for Development

 

Warda Mbaraka Mwanza and Bahiya Mubhihiri Mewile

Mtwara Technical Secondary School 

Mtwara

Video

 

 

 

 

 

Regional Coordinator Award 

Millandu Kinyonga

YST-Regional Coordinator

Morogoro

Chausiku Mrisho Juma  and Patricia Migabo Steven

Ngokolo Secondary School

Shinyanga

Video

 

 

The YST Teacher Award 

Beatus Mayunga

YST-Regional Coordinator

Mbeya

 

 

From Mwasele Secondary School, Shinyanga: Mr. James Mduma 

YST Hatim Karimjee Perpetual Trophy 

Nabil Karatela

YST - Project Manager

 

Saidi Alex Manyerere and Alexander Firmin Tillya

Tabora Boys Secondary School

Tabora

Title:          Intelligent Academic Assistant

Video

 

Special Education Scholarships

 

 

From Milundikwa Secondary School, Rukwa:

Victoria Deudatous Mnembezi and Agness Kasangu Kasonso 

 

 



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