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How Edtech Startups are Bridging Africa’s 50% Youth Unemployment Gap

Sub-Saharan Africa has by far the lowest rates of primary school students who achieve minimum proficiency in math and reading, less than 7% and 14% respectively.


This compares with 30% - 40% achievement rates in the lower middle income countries.


Across Africa, 30 million children of primary school age are not even in school, and many children who are in school suffer from widespread teacher absenteeism.

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