Across Africa millions of young people finish school – and yet they find themselves unemployed or earning less than $2 per day.
Educate! is an ambitious initiative aiming to transform this system in Africa by delivering a skills-based model of education comprised of entrepreneurship, leadership and workforce readiness training for 16-20 year-old youth. The programme enables the students to create small businesses so they can significantly improve their livelihoods – earning double the income of their peers after graduation.
Educate! is directly reaching thousands of students across Uganda and Kenya and has partnered with the Rwandan government to bring about education and curriculum reform at the national level.
Grants Awarded: $500,000
Start Date: April 2016
End Date: Ongoing
Region(s): East Africa