Rwanga Foundation Announces the Mathematics Competition 2021

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 9:49 PM

Erbil, KRI (June 15, 2021) - Rwanga Foundation announced the ‘Mathematics Competition’ across KRI in which 374 students are competing to win the first, second and third place titles. 


The Objectives of the project are to motivate students through a competition and to raise awareness of their parents about the importance of science stream subjects, especially ‘mathematics’ subject.


The competition, which is held between 374 students from 10th grade, is held among six General Directorates of Education in the Kurdistan region of Iraq Including 11 Directorates of Education in Erbil, 12 Directorates of Education in Sulaimani, 10 Directorates of Education in Duhok, 3 Directorates of Education in Garmiyan, the Directorate of Education in Kirkuk and the Directorate of Education in Halabja.



The project was announced through a press conference by the Chief Executive Director of Rwanga Foundation and the Director of Examinations in Erbil, the press conference was held in one of the examination halls on the same day of the first exam (first stage) in Erbil.


Abdulsalam Medeni (Chief Executive Director of Rwanga Foundation) said: "The main objective of this initiative was to assess the level of education at the regional and international levels, as well as to build a bridge between the top students in the KRI and worldwide and to encourage them to participate in other similar international competitions."


“We thank Rwanga Foundation for implementing this competition for the third year in a row. This is considered a valuable project by the Ministry of Education because mathematics is one of the most important subjects for students, it’s known to be the mother of other school subjects. another importance is that this competition brings students from all over Kurdistan together and creates a healthy environment among students from different governorates. We, as the Ministry of Education, support these types of projects.’’ said Hardi Maarouf, Director of Examinations - Erbil.


The mathematics competition consists of four stages.

  • Stage One: 374 students compete in the first stage to enter the second stage in which only 60 students will remain.
  • Second Stage: 60 students compete of which 6 students will remain for the final stage.
  • Final Stage: it includes two parts. In the first part, 6 students will compete live in which only 3 students will remain. The 3 students will compete live to win the title of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.



In order to motivate the students to compete and care more about the project’s main goal, the three winners will be awarded. 1st place winner will get $2,000 and wins a scientific trip to a country outside of Iraq and $2,000 will be given to the school.  2nd place winner will get $1,500, and $1,500 will be given to the school. Also, the 3rd place winner will get $1250, and the school will get $1,250.


Mathematics Competition 2021 is implemented by Rwanga Foundation in coordination with the Ministry of Education and sponsored by KurdNeft as Diamond sponsor and Darin Group as Gold sponsor.