On her part, the President & Founder of Dare to Dream Foundation, Captain Kgomotso Phatsima said that the International Day of the African Child honours young people who participated in the Soweto, South Africa uprising in 1976. She further added that, “It also raises awareness of the need for improvement of the education provided to African children. Hence it is in this regard that Dare To Dream has chosen to impact young girls from rural underprivileged communities, in our effort to build diversity and inclusion and empower the girl child to consider careers in Science ,Technology , Engineering , Arts ,Mathematics and Entrepreneurship.”
Dare to Dream Foundation is a social enterprise based at Botswana Innovation hub Science and Technology Park, dedicated to the advancement of youth, women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Entrepreneurship (STEAME) as well as Aviation and Aerospace.
Captain Kgomotso Phatsima: She is the Founder and President of Dare To Dream. She is among the first female pilots to ever kiss the skies of Botswana with a military aircraft. The Author of "Born To Fly- The Story of a Female Military Pilot Rising in Africa". Read more here