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

 

2019 marks the 10th anniversary of our flagship program.

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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. 

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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.

 
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Daniel

Former Educate! Scholar

Daniel Okurut, a former Educate! Scholar in Western Uganda, leveraged both his medical education and his business skills gained through Educate! to open a rural health clinic in his community. Today, he splits his time between his role as a Youth Leader and his clinic, where he employs two people and conducts 350 checkups a month.

 

 Educate! is scaling.

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Vision for 2024

To impact 1 million students across Africa each year