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Student Highlight (April 2021)

Student Highlight (April 2021)

AINEBYOONA ROBERT Uganda "I hope this message finds you well. I hereby writing to thank the entire DEAfrica committee in conjunction with the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia administration having completed a course of Entrepreneurship: Growing...

Entrepreneurship: Growing Your Business Specialization

Entrepreneurship: Growing Your Business Specialization

Growing a business needs a dynamic set of skills, ranging from leadership, employee management, strategy, planning, finance, accounting, ethics, accountability, and profitability. This specialization covers challenges faced by private businesses, when they attempt to grow substantially.

Education: A Bridge between Africa and the United States

Education: A Bridge between Africa and the United States

In this edition of Straight Talk Africa host Shaka Ssali explores initiatives in education that create a bridge between Africa and the United States. He is joined by Walla Elsheikh, Co-founder and CEO of Birthright Africa, Sidiki Traore, President and Founder of...

UNESCO Digital Library Initiative

UNESCO Digital Library Initiative

DeAfrica is proud to be a partner in UNESCO’s Multi-Country initiative to improve the quality of education and inclusion among refugee settings, host communities, internally displaced persons and higher education institutions, by promoting a culture of reading and autonomous learning through research using digital libraries.

DEAfrica donates solar panel to Hands of Love Educational Centre

DEAfrica donates solar panel to Hands of Love Educational Centre

Distance Education for Africa has donated a solar panel to Hands of Love Educational Centre - a school in Kariobangi, Nairobi that provides education to underprivileged children. The solar panel is being used to pump clean water and provide lighting to some parts of...

Africa Scholarship Cohort 2019 Graduation

Africa Scholarship Cohort 2019 Graduation

Distance Education for Africa held multiple graduation ceremonies between September 12, 2019 and November 2, 2019 where students from Kenya, Botswana, Mali, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Burundi and Rwanda were awarded certificates for various course from the University of Virginia Africa Scholarship cohort.

Our Impact Over 5 Years

Our Impact Over 5 Years

DeAfrica has successfully collaborated with UVA for the last 4 years to introduce and deliver UVA programs in Africa reaching 4500 people in 37 countries.