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A One Stop Educational/ Edutainment Hub, Giving Local Languages A Voice.

The Adventure of Nkoza and Nankya app

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"NKOZA AND NANKYA", Is an exciting Multi-Platform Edu-tech Property transforming Literacy in Local Languages Across Africa! App provides children’s animated shorts, traditional and original songs, educational videos, books, games, and lessons designed to foster a love for reading, creativity, and storytelling catering mainly to early child education and primary.
Ian Mark Kimanje, Executive Director
A Continental, Organizational, Hub Dedicated to Promoting the Creation of Quality, Educational Media Content Targeted Primarily to African Children

Ian Mark Kimanje, Executive Director


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Innovation Overview

Target Group
1 400 000
Updated on April 14th, 2021
about the innovation

Why did you create this innovation?

Approximately 50 million African Children Do Not Attend School, 1 in 5 African children between 2- 10 years old do not attend school and their 210 million Africans in diaspora.
ACTFF and its partners created Nkoza & Nankya an Edu-tech solutions to increase access to early child education in Africa and also cater for Africans in diaspora teaching their children the language from back home.

How does your innovation work in practice?

This is an exciting Multi-Platform Edu-tech Property Transforming Literacy in Both English and Local Languages. This Includes Both Direct and Indirect Teaching Methods, Teach Specific Skills, Mimicking a Classroom Environment, Or it Could Mean Telling Stories and Using Implicit Morals Etc.
The children Learn Through Interactive Games, Songs, Videos, E-books, Content That is Not Only Educational, But Effective in Educating. From Pre-School, to Early Readers, to Parents, this App is Equipped with the Necessary Components to Improve and Encourage Comprehension & Composition of Each local Language.
Echoing & Enriching the Content Found On the App, the Website Allows Children & Parents a Deeper Look into the World of Nkoza & Nankya. From Special Seasonal Content, to Behind-The-Scenes Scoops, This is a Comprehensive Resource for all Fans Big or Small.
Our Comic Books Provide Hands-On Interaction with our Audience and Cater to Advancing Readers and Parents as They Graduate from the App.

How has it been spreading?

Currently available in Luganda, English and and within the pandemic, we managed to add in Swahili.
When covid-19 hit the world, our Edu-tech property was also hit by more traffic than never before. We are currently seeing a minimum of 35,000 users on a weekly basis on our platforms, 140,000-160,000 on a monthly basis and 1,200,000-1,400,000 users since the pandemic started and to some users, we are their only source of early child education content during lockdown.
In the next 5 years, will fill a gap in the education, servicing children & parents, worldwide through providing entertaining and effective Literacy Learning in Over 2000 Local African Languages.

Sustainability Goals:
-5 million paid African Subscribers in the diasporas. (currently 8,546)
-Free in remote parts of Africa.

If I want to try it, what should I do?

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Achievements & Awards

November 2020
Short film ward
November 2020
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