ABOUT US

Kids Innovate Africa (KIA) is an edutech organisation established in 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa.  We offer introduction to the field of Computer Science and Engineering through Robotics and Coding to 5 - 18-year-olds.  Our objective is to ignite the interest in STEM education for African kids at the grassroot level. 

  

We are nurtuign the next generation of innovators to be grounded in the Çreator's Space' - thereby refocusing the energy spent in the Çonsumption Space' on tv/computer/ mobile games. 

 

Our team is made up of experienced coding and robotics instructors who enjoy working with young people and creating an inclusive learning environment.  We pride ourselves in being professional, punctual, open communicators, kind, and authentic.  We advocate these values with our students.

Our Story

Our Vision

To develop a new generation of ‘African Think Tanks’ - equipped with critical 'skills of the future' for advancing innovation as a tool to solve community challenges through tech.

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Our focus

Learners between 5 - 18 years old

Teachers Empowerment

Unburdening schools by taking over the implementation/ administration of R&C.

Inclusive Schools (focusing on Neurodivergents)

Our VALUES

Our learners are central to our strategy formulation and implementation.  We are inclusive of our stakeholders' views and opinions.

We are agile towards change, and we believe growth and learning are synonymous.

We are pro-active in our approach, and conduct our activities with integrity, gracious professionalism, and openness.

our uniqueness

Our passion pushes us out of our comfort zone, to corners where potential and talent seems hidden in plain side. We care.

 

 We structure our lessons with our individual learners in mind. We are thoughtful.

We intentionally lookout for moments in each session where each learner can be celebrated by their peers for their strengths, courage, and failures.

Once we've spotted specific interest in our learners, we nurture that talent in STEM.

We live sustainability, diversity and inclusion.

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Robotics Teacher Empowerment

"KIA robotics training facilitators are very patient and easy to engage with.

I enjoyed how each day's program was explained and the opportunity that was given to evaluate our skills at each stage"'  Executive Director - Association for Educational Transformation 

Cape Town, South Africa