Entries by DEAfrica

A Scholarship, An Online Course and A ‘Dream Come True’

Selam Kairu lives in Nairobi, Kenya, but she credits a lot of her business’s growth to lessons learned from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, approximately 7,600 miles away. Since beginning online studies with Darden, Kairu and her husband Ken, who jointly started an insurance agency, have increased sales, automated their insurance claims […]

Deafrica’s Founder voted TOP 100 Most Influential People in Online Learning Africa 2018

Following the continuing success of the annual Movers and Shakers in Corporate Online Learning list, currently in its ninth year – 2018 sees the first publication of a similar list but one that focuses on the African e-learning market. The judging criteria for the ‘Africa’ list follows the general principles established for the worldwide list […]

Joint Scholarship Project to Benefit Young African Entrepreneurs

Impact of DeAfrica: DeAfrica has successfully collaborated with UVA for the last 3 years to introduce and deliver UVA programs in Africa, at full scholarship, totally over $200,000 in scholarships provided to date. In addition to hosting UVA MBA students in Nairobi, Kenya to conduct sustainability research for DeAfrica, the foundation also coordinates the delivery […]

Distance Education for Africa granted special consultative status by the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Dear NGO Representative, Subject: Follow-up to the decision of the Economic and Social Council I am pleased to inform you that the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at its Coordination and management meeting of April 2017 adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to grant special consultative status to your organization, Distance […]

Community E-Learning Initiative

DEA has launched its Community E-Learning Initiative (CELI) with Dr. Sasaki as its director. CELI’s vision is for more communities in Africa to enjoy higher education through online learning. CELI’s mission is to provide access to online education in these communities by collaborating with various educational institutions in the US, Japan and Africa. To this […]