Educate! works to directly address the most fundamental challenge facing Africa: the lack of socially responsible leadership across diverse sectors of society. Educate! equips and mobilizes students to help solve the greatest challenges faced by African communities by starting grassroots movements to find local solutions to local problems. Educate! supports these young leaders as they work to create sustainable change.
Educate!’s trendsetting, two-year program for high school students, or Educate! Scholars, in Uganda is called the Educate!Experience. The Educate! team and scholarship students at Educate!’s office in Kampala, Uganda
Ugandan Mentors who go through a rigorous selection and preparation process are placed at partner schools to lead Educate! Scholars through the Experience, which consists of two components: 1) An innovative leadership curriculum designed with the help of our worldwide partner organizations; 2) A student led social enterprise that effectively and sustainably addresses a community need