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Startup News MENA- Edutech Kibo School Gets $2m to Offer Online Study to Students in Africa
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Startup News MENA- Edutech Kibo School Gets $2m to Offer Online Study to Students in Africa

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Startup Business News MENA :

Many parents relocate to America so that their children might benefit from the opportunity to pursue higher education. Unfortunately, not everyone has the admission to do so. to enable more Africans to realise their aspiration fellow benefactor and CEO Ope Bukola and her group sent off Kibo School.

The web-based school has managed to raise $2 million in order to provide degrees in STEM fields specifically to undergraduate students in Africa.

Neo, a financial firm, led the seed financing round. Future Africa, Pledges, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures, Transcend Network, and a few individual backers were also members. Applications for Kibo School’s full-time software engineering certification were available on June 20. Students in Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana can enrol in the first-ever three-year degree programme. The school intends to expand the projects it provides in 2023.

Startup Business News MENA Kibo School, an online school set to offer several STEM degree programs targeted at African students, has secured USD 2 Mn seed funding led by Neo
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Plans For The Seed Funding

“Even though it’s an online degree, we still have target cities because it’s crucial to aid students in developing a sense of community. As a result, there will be an advisor on the ground in every place where we’re enrolling students, who will plan monthly meet-ups” said co-founder and CEO Ope Bukola

After the $2 million round, Kibo School has a total of $2.4 million in capital. Also, the startup has trained 400 people in 13 African countries.

New Kibo School Programs

As per Startup Business News MENA : The application period for Kibo School’s full-time computer science degree commenced on June 20. Students from Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria may enrol in the program’s first three-year degree programme.

Kibo has let students from six cities in Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana join the programme. Starting next year, he plans to add more programmes and bring in new students every three months. Woolf, a college-level university in the U.K., has given the programme its seal of approval. As a member of Woolf, students at Kibo can earn European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) credits, which can be used anywhere in the world.

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