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Alfred Opio

Founder & CEO KAINOafrica

Bold Question: What if technology was the tool for learning foundational numeracy and literacy?

Pathway to Metis: Alfred is the Founder and CEO at KAINOafrica, an EdTech mobile solution capable of teaching children how to READ and WRITE in just 1-month! The solution uses STEM blended guides which nursery teachers can use as a step-by-step guide to teach children Foundational Literacy and Numeracy.

With a background in industrial engineering with Lean Six Sigma training and an innovation expert focusing on Human-Centered Designs, Alfred has partnered and worked with organizations like the Ministry of ICT in Uganda, MasterCard Future of Education, Social & Inclusive Business Camp in Paris, France, UNICEF Uganda, and Aga Khan.

He went on to win the Dare2Change East Africa competition in Arusha, Tanzania under the YouLead20 summit.The African Union has recognized Alfred as the Founder of one of the Top50 EdTech startups transforming education in Africa. KAINOafrica has recently scaled its education technology (EdTech) impact to Kenya in 2023.

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