Archive for June 2021
Is Necessity the Mother of Innovation?
A Dive into Edutainment, Public Health and Fintech Industries in Kenya. Last week our Head of Production Ms. Kaburo Kobia together with Ms. Cythia Wandia who is CEO & Co-Founder of Kwara a leading Fintech Company and Dr. Kelvin Odongo Pharmacist and Head of concierge at Checkups Medical Hub, sat on a panel hosted by Strathmore University Law School in conjunction with the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre to discuss the…Read More
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The Rise Of African Animation.
The African animation industry has slowly been gaining traction and recognition not just within the continent but globally as well. For a long time, when the subject of African animation came up, we mostly would think back to animal cartoons in a jungle and of course featuring the classic king of the jungle tale. Things are…Read More
What To Do When Your Child is Exposed to Inappropriate Content.
Last week, my auntie called me. She was livid. Her seven year old son had cussed at her in a fit of anger and she could not understand where he had learnt it from since no one in their household uses such vulgar language. A few minutes into the call, we determined that it was…Read More
Fostering An Africa That Is Fit For Children.
This year’s theme for the Day of the African child is “accelerating the implementation of Agenda 2040 for an Africa fit for children” It has been a little over a year since we first hit the Kenyan airwaves. We were and still are doing something that has never been done before here in Kenya. Being…Read More
How Is Akili Network Bridging The Socio-Economic Gap In Edutainment?
While the edutainment industry continues to grow and gain momentum in Kenya and Africa at large, it still grapples with a number of challenges. Among them, the lack of access and affordability in low income households. Kenya has a little over 20 million children under the age of 14 years. These are young minds with great…Read More
How To Identify A Burn-Out And What To Do Next
‘There is virtue in work and there is a virtue in rest. Use both, overlook none.’ Alan Cohen In the recent past we have adopted a culture that glorifies a life that is characterized by very late nights and extremely early mornings. While working hard and being productive are all good traits, they should not…Read More