Preparing youth with the skills to succeed in today’s economy.

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Educate! tackles youth unemployment by partnering with schools and governments to reform what schools teach and how they teach it, so that students in Africa have the skills to start businesses, get jobs, and drive development in their communities.


40% of the world’s children will be African by the turn of the century.


Educate! Wins 2018 Klaus J. Jacobs Award


The Educate! Model

We directly implement our model in secondary schools and partner with governments to support national education systems.

The Educate! skills-based model is comprised of:

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Skills Course

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Student Business Clubs

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Mentorship and Teacher Training


This model is sustainable, cost-effective, and built to scale.


Educate! participants earn nearly
DOUBLE the income of their peers towards the end of secondary school.

Read more about Educate!’s impact

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Educate! students inspire us.


Shadia and Shakira are an amazing set of twin Scholars who somehow find the time to run their own businesses, serve as the Secretary and Treasurer of their Student Business Club, and excel in their courses at Nakalama Secondary School in Eastern Uganda.


Educate! is scaling.



Vision for 2024

To impact 1 million students across Africa each year