30 May Team Burundi 2018
Team Burundi is composed of students coming from different high schools in Bujumbura and from different tribal backgrounds in Burundi. They have no background in robotics, but their dreams and hopes remain the root of motivation of standing up for this tremendous program of FIRST Global. Our team combines all of the three tribes of Burundi and is a great symbol of Unity in a country devastated by ethnic and political challenges since the independence time in the 1960s. Our dream is to see Team Burundi and its activities become a great source of inspiration to so many kids that should learn to speak the same language of STEM, and not be dictated by political and social injustice. We want to teach kids how to work in unity despite their diversity and to become fully involved in community problem-solving and not be among the community’s problem creators.