Ian Mark Kimanje, Executive Director
The Adventure of Nkoza and Nankya app
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Why did you create this innovation?
We are solving lack of access to ECE in Africa by providing an available-Equitable online/offline, local languages and culture-specific app that uses Socio-emotional learning and STEM-based digital content to help 6-8 million Ugandan (African) children aged 2-5 years old. The Adventure of Nkoza & Nankya, EdTech Property is currently used by Africans at home and Africans in diaspora.
How does your innovation work in practice?
(1)-Download the App;-
(2)-Select a language, English, Luganda and Swahili. (More to come);-
( 3)-Play and Learn: activities, stories, videos, and songs teaching English as well as literacy,
numeracy, and other pre-primary curricular-goals.
This Edu-tech property 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.
Free to Play, Entry-Level App
All-Access play on a monthly or yearly subscription basis:
UGX 25 500 ($6.99 USD)/Month
UGX 307 000 ($83.99 USD)/Year
Fee Assistance in certain locations thanks to partnerships with larger partners.
How has it been spreading?
Currently available in English, Luganda and and 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, during the pandemic it has reached over 1,450,000 families. \
-Caregivers are turning to educators for at-home solutions in the midst of the pandemic.
-When we inform educators of Nkoza & Nankya, we reach their students through Caregivers.
Actively used in at least 35 schools and over 45 development centres use our property.
-We have a partnership with the American-Ugandan Embassy in Washington DC
-Our award-Winning Short Film, about the app has screened in more than 56 film festivals and local TV stations.
If I want to try it, what should I do?
You can have access to our innovation by visiting the sites below;-