Education & Training

Here are some of the most interesting business ideas in Africa’s vast Education and Training market

Meet Maria, the amazing entrepreneur who is empowering a generation and baking her way to the top

photo credit: Sweet Cake TV Everybody loves cake. Except you’re avoiding the tasty treat for health or religious reasons, you’re almost certainly a freak. How can any living, breathing human not love cake? We gift and expect cakes to celebrate birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, graduation, promotion, retirement and dozens of other special moments. In fact, cakes [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Business ideas, Education & Training, Get Inspired!|

This Secret But Powerful Strategy Will Help You Learn Anything You Want

Almost everybody wants to learn something new. It could be a new skill like speaking a foreign language, or knowing how to play a musical instrument like the piano, guitar or trumpet. However, despite our interest in learning something new, most of us face the same challenge: We don't have time. Our lives are just [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Education & Training, Get Inspired!, Videos|

8 Revolutionary and Exciting Ideas That Are Changing The Way We Learn in Africa

photo credit: be-africa.org Right now, more than 60 percent of Africans are below the age of 30. And over the next three decades, Africa will see the highest rate of population growth in the world, and will be home to the largest population of young people on earth by 2050. With this overwhelming population of [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|Business ideas, Education & Training, Get Inspired!|

This entrepreneur has a very smart strategy to transform Africa’s education system — Watch him explain it

Fred Swaniker is a serial entrepreneur and one of Africa's youngest and most promising leadership development experts. He founded the Africa Leadership Academy, the Africa Leadership Network and the Africa Leadership Universities. He is a TED Fellow, a World Economic Forum 'Young Global Leader', and has been described as one of the 'Top 10 Young [...]

By | April 28th, 2016|Education & Training, Get Inspired!, Videos|

$5 School Fees – How this private school makes money from teaching poor kids in Kenya

Bridge International Academies Kenya is doing remarkable things with affordable education in Africa. For as little as $5 per month, poor parents in Kenya can now afford the quality education that they hope will give their children a future outside poverty. Bridge International Academies is a chain of more than 100 low-cost private nursery and primary [...]

By | July 21st, 2013|Education & Training, Get Inspired!|

Amazing! How this low-cost private school chain is educating poor children for profit in Ghana

Omega Schools Ghana is leading the revolution for affordable quality education in Africa. Who would ever have thought that money could be made from educating poor African kids? On a continent where government-run schools are notorious for low quality education and school fees in many private schools are priced out of the reach of the [...]

By | July 21st, 2013|Education & Training, Get Inspired!|

The business of Education in Africa – 7 lucrative opportunities you can exploit in this huge and growing market

The business of education in Africa is huge. Very huge. Make no mistake about it; education and training is big business in Africa! Why? Education is in a crisis situation in Africa as governments across the continent are overwhelmed with the huge and growing demand for quality education. The successes of Omega Schools (Ghana) and [...]

By | July 21st, 2013|Business ideas, Education & Training|

Muhammed Jah – The computer teacher who became a telecom heavyweight

In the early days of computers in Africa, Muhammed Jah noticed a huge Information Technology skills gap in his native Gambia and decided to do something about it. The last straw for him was finding out that some organisations spending a lot of money to get foreign professionals from Europe to train Gambians in elementary [...]

By | February 26th, 2013|Education & Training, Get Inspired!|