Kabakoo Academies is building the first learning platform merging high-tech and indigenous knowledge to deliver transformative experiences. Our model of highdigenous tech education fosters localized innovation and successfully equips African youths with the necessary agile skills for leapfrogging into sustainable futures. In less than three years of operation, Kabakoo's unique model has been praised by the likes of the African Union, the UNESCO and the World Economic Forum as a major innovation on the global education landscape.
Launch of the pilot campus in Bamako (Mali) to test our innovative methodology for tech education in African contexts; first workshops
Selected by the African Union as one of the most innovative educational projects (featured in “Africa’s Education Innovations Handbook”)
Release of the first prototype developed by Kabakoo learners; this project has brought Kabakoo the recognition of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition of the UN Environment Programme
Selected by the UNESCO as partner for its program «Imagining Africa’s Future»; Kabakoo used as case study in a continent-wide capacity building project
Selected by the World Economic Forum as a global pioneer for education 4.0, featured as an inspiring and scalable example in its report “Schools of the Future”
Launch of a cohort developing local solutions to address issues raised by the Covid-19 pandemic in the Sahel region; in partnership with the
European Union and the Malian Government
Launch of the Drone Tech and AI cohort, West-Africa’s first training blending drone technology and artificial intelligence
Laureate of the Zoom EdInnovation Award which celebrates the best and most ambitious global ideas supporting underserved students
Launch of the first no-code training in Africa, a growing tech trend enabling people to design apps without coding.