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Background: Why is DeAfrica offering these services? Many African countries face a wide variety of economic challenges, including high unemployment. There is significant interest in business and entrepreneurship, but due to a lack of educational opportunities, this...
In this edition of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali explores initiatives in education that create a bridge between Africa and the United States. He is joined by Walla Elsheikh, Co-founder and CEO of Birthright Africa, Sidiki Traore, President and Founder of...
DeAfrica is proud to be a partner in UNESCO’s Multi-Country initiative to improve the quality of education and inclusion among refugee settings, host communities, internally displaced persons and higher education institutions, by promoting a culture of reading and autonomous learning through research using digital libraries.
Distance Education for Africa has donated a solar panel to Hands of Love Educational Centre - a school in Kariobangi, Nairobi that provides education to underprivileged children. The solar panel is being used to pump clean water and provide lighting to some parts of...
Distance Education for Africa held multiple graduation ceremonies between September 12, 2019 and November 2, 2019 where students from Kenya, Botswana, Mali, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Burundi and Rwanda were awarded certificates for various course from the University of Virginia Africa Scholarship cohort.
At Distance Education for Africa (DeAfrica) we are constantly looking for ways to revolutionize teaching and learning in Africa through low cost technological solutions.
DeAfrica has successfully collaborated with UVA for the last 4 years to introduce and deliver UVA programs in Africa reaching 4500 people in 37 countries.
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.
I now have the skills to analyze a business, and recommend solutions to address any one specific strategic challenge the business may be having. The course has given me a new dimension to my professional life, and the beauty of it is that I’ve been taking the course at my convenience.