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Kidato

Online school for K12 education in Africa

Parents in Africa face either public schools with student-teacher ratios as high as 50:1 or private schools with tuition fees as high as $7500 per year, per child. Kidato classes have student-teacher ratios of 5:1 and teach the same rigorous international curriculum as other private schools — but at a fraction of the price. In our second semester, Kidato has enrolled more than 30 students into our learning-from-home program as a replacement for brick-and-mortar schools. We expect to triple this enrollment by our third semester.

Sam Gichuru

Education is extremely disjointed and expensive in Africa, I see an opportunity to change that, by streamlining it and making it affordable. Software engineer, previously founded Nailab, the first Kenyan incubator, and accelerator, co-founded Kuhustle (YC-F3), an African freelance platform, supported over 120 startups in 10 years, 3 exists, worked with Jack Ma / Jack Ma Foundation to structure $10M funding for African SMB's, grew to $100M commitment.

Sam Gichuru
Kidato