12 African EdTech companies will receive support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across Africa in an effort from the Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in Information, Communications, and Technology.
Over the next year, the companies will receive customized mentorship, financial support, the opportunity to test, validate and scale their business, and a USD 40,000 grant to aid in the development of their solutions.
“Bringing together these talented entrepreneurs and supporting them as they innovate to drive excellence in teaching and learning offers new opportunities with great potential to raise the bar in African education and benefit tens of millions of students.” - Peter Materu, Chief Program Officer at the Mastercard Foundation.
As part of the Foundation’s Young Africa Works strategy, The Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning aims to spark innovation and promote promising practices in the use of ICT for teaching and learning, and to catalyze significant improvements in education.
Learn more about the 12 companies selected in this press release from the Mastercard Foundation here.