By ITU News Recently, cross-border scaling program for social and environmental good Accelerate 2030 gathered its finalists at the SDG Factory in Geneva, Switzerland. The programme is partnered with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Swiss Re, Pfizer, and Impact Hub to help scale ventures that are making a difference in driving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. RELATED: How to Keep Reading ..
Affordable and accessible education is still not realised everywhere in the world. Having personally experienced a shortage of teachers, Zakheni Ngubo developed Syafunda; an online platform for students providing access to localised digital content. With over 80.000 students using the platform, it has proven its success already. Zakheni will be in Geneva during the scaling Keep Reading ..
Access to information on the part of students is very important. In South Africa, a digital learning platform called Syafunda is recording some measurable success in providing digital content to students through mobile technology. Founded by Zakheni Ngubo, who is also the Senior Managing Partner, Syafunda aims at using solid business principles to find a Keep Reading ..
Social Entrepreneur Zakheni Ngubo, providing a learning opportunity for high school students. During a sit down session at The Innovation Hub, I got to have a lovely chat with Johannesburg (South Africa) based social entrepreneur Zakheni Ngubo. He is the Senior MANAGING Partner at Syafunda, which means ‘we are learning’. Syafunda is an e-learning platform Keep Reading ..
Syafunda Digital to boost maths, science literacy By Kgaogelo Letsebe, Portals journalist Johannesburg, 19 Jul 2017 Students are able to download maths and science e-books, video tutorials, past papers and worksheets from the Syafunda Digital Library free of charge. Syafunda Digital, with the help of the Department of Education, Dimension Data and Virgin Unite, is Keep Reading ..
Syafunda is a learning and data management platform that provides access to digital content through mobile technology Founder and Senior Managing Partner at digital learning platform Syafunda, Zakheni Ngubo uses solid business principles to find a viable and sustainable solution to challenges facing the South African education system. Ngubo has developed an online learning platform Keep Reading ..
Several times a year, Virgin Unite organises Leadership Gatherings on Necker Island. The trips are a great way of bringing together like-minded people who share our belief that when entrepreneurial ideas are coupled with the right people, we can change the world. At our next gathering at the end of May, we’re bringing together business Keep Reading ..