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Scaling Access & Impact: Realizing the Power of EdTech

This post was originally published on the Omidyar Network's website. There are 250 million learners around the world who have finished their schooling – yet aren’t able to read or write well and lack the skills they will need to succeed in the 21st century. The...

Disruption: Moving hearts, limbs, minds and money

The first Africa Social and Behaviour Change (ASBC) Conference took place last month in Nairobi. The overarching theme of the conference was ‘Disruptive SBC strategies for the future of Africa’, and built on the notion that: “All human interactions – be they social,...

ELOM published in peer review journal

An article on the development and use of one of our investments, the Early Learning Outcomes Measure (ELOM) has been published in a peer review journal - Child: Care, Health & Development (2019). ELOM is a rigorously standardised, culturally fair and simple to...

Innovation Insights: ECD Heroes Case Study

We are pleased to introduce the Innovation Insights publication. Through the Innovation Insights we aim to; share lessons on innovation products and processes, communicate the importance of positive early life experiences, grow and diversify the pool of early years...

Pint sized perspectives: Celebrating World Children’s Day

Global Children’s Day is celebrated on November 20 each year to increase awareness of the rights, care and education of children. We spent time talking to young children from the Emthonjeni Playgroup in Khayelitsha, Cape Town about what they think Children's Day is...

Getting Pitch Perfect: 8 tips on creating a winning pitch deck

There are a few tools that every entrepreneur needs in their arsenal, one being an awesome pitch deck. This is your key to getting the funding and resources you need to give life to your idea. Here's an infographic on creating a winning pitch deck that hits on all of...

Four quotes for celebrating Children’s Day

To celebrate National Children’s Day, we’ve put together a few quotes on the importance of our country’s youngest citizens.   "Little moments, over and over, mold our children's foundation, a cache of learning that they will pass on to their children." June...