The AfriLabs Annual Gathering (AAG) has been known to spark collaboration between key players in the African innovation economy, leading to enhanced impact on the continent by all the parties involved. Stakeholders such as hubs, corporates, governments and the like have always reaped huge benefits from this flagship event by the AfriLabs community. For for hubs across Africa, the AAG has been known to facilitate the attainment of organisational goals. One such success story was recorded by TechQuest STEM, Lagos, Nigeria.


TechQuest STEM is a non-profit organisation that provides education technology content, resources and tools for the delivery of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), ICT and digital literacy programs to young Africans at scale. Having participated in several impactful programmes offered by AfriLabs including but not limited to AAG 2021, AfriLabs virtual meetups, AfriLabs learning weeks and listening tours, TechQuest STEM has improved its onboarding processes and metrics for evaluating impact while constantly reviewing innovative ways to ensure that a feedback loop is included in their programs.


Furthermore, TechQuest STEM participated in the AfriLabs Capacity Building Programme (ACBP) after which the hub recorded the following major achievements: establishing regional and cross-regional collaboration in Africa with other AfriLabs member hubs; increasing its community of mentors across 13 countries to over 90 mentors; impacting over 700 female entrepreneurs (500 in Nigeria and 200 in South Sudan) in the Female Entrepreneur Support Program (FESP), a collaborative initiative by TechQuest STEM Academy and Junub Open Space; and winning one of the AfriLabs virtual meetup grant awards on SDGs and COVID 19 among others.


AfriLabs continues to offer a diverse range of impactful products to stakeholders in the African innovation community, and the AAG 2022 is another opportunity that promises to be as loaded as ever.


Do not miss out on this one. Register here: and attend the Gathering physically or virtually to leverage the knowledge shared.

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