Bridge International Academies
Jay Kimmelman and Shannon May.
To provide every child with the chance to have a high-quality primary education, regardless of their family's income.
Where they work
Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Liberia and India.
Its Learning Lab model leverages research, technology, and data analysis to drive continuous improvement across all aspects of operations, ensuring their pupils receive the world-class education needed to progress and thrive.
Delivered to date
414 academies in Kenya, 7 in academies Uganda and two academies in Nigeria. Over 100,000 pupils are enrolled and 4,055 academy staff.
Improved performance across core reading competencies of fluency and comprehension, as well as conceptual understanding and procedural fluency in math.
Serve 10 million children by the end of 2025.
Our investment so far
US$700,000 equity investment and US$500,000 unrestricted grant.