Sasol sponsors the Solar Challenge to demonstrate its commitment to STEM education and the development of skills among South African youth. The intention is to inspire young people to seek careers in STEM related fields. With opportunities for the public to interact with the vehicles en-route, the Sasol Solar Challenge serves as a platform to inspire learners to consider careers in science and engineering. The Solar Challenge is a practical and engaging application of maths, science and technology which exposes learners and students to the challenges and excitement of engineering. It creates a space for the future engineers of South Africa to develop their skills.