Solving the educational challenges in Ghana
A podcast series turning up the volume on the EdTech innovators, solving some of the most pressing educational challenges in Ghana.
Together with the Jacobs Foundation, we'll introduce you to 10 brave edupreneurs from Ghana, part of our joint Scaling Readiness Program.
We’ll dive deeper into their entrepreneurial journeys and the insights they’ve gathered along the way. From offering access to digital devices even in the remotest areas, through creating engaging digital STEM content, to encouraging a love for reading - listen to uncover how these amazing leaders are making sure all children in Ghana can reach their full potential.
Episode O | Intro
Meet your podcast host Andrews Akoto-Addo. Andy is Program & Communication officer at Reach for Change Ghana, and his daily work is to spread the word about local social entrepreneurs and to help them develop further. In this intro, Andy shares insights into some of the most pressing educational challenges in Ghana and how together with the Jacobs Foundation we came up with the idea for the podcast. Stick and stay, welcome to the Edupreneur Talks!
Episode 1 | Young at Heart
Accessible digital education
In our first Edupreneur Talks episode Andy talks with Martin Bruce, co-founder of Young at Heart - an ed-tech social enterprise that provides children in primary schools with digital devices and education software that helps them learn in an engaging and practical way.
Episode 2 | Perbi Cubs
Bridging the reading gap
In the second episode of Edupreneur Talks Andy talks to Naa Anyele Perbi, co-founder of Perbi Cubs - a learning community using a combination of library services, in-school programs and a digital platform with exciting content, quizzes and rewards that motivate kids to read more.