The goal of Technology Adoption at Lead One Africa is to empower every African who has a great idea for a business or an application and to turn that idea into a reality which in turn can help their community, their country, or even the continent at large. This Lead One Africa Initiative is built on the twofold beliefs that technology can accelerate growth for Africa, and Africa can also accelerate technology for the world. We limit our focus on three critical areas of – Access to technology, Innovation and Technology for a good cause. Each of these focuses on different aspects that will help empower African youth, entrepreneurs, developers and business and civic leaders to chance great ideas into a reality.
Access to technology, we at Lead One Africa believe the benefits of technology must be accessible to every person in Africa, regardless of their abilities and challenges. We are thus committed to designing and developing technology that serves the people in the people especially students in remote Africa locations. Particularly access smart devices can and will serve as a great accelerator for African competitiveness. Lead one therefore seeks to help provide affordable access to smart devices – including PCs, tablets, phones – for young Africans.
Lead One Africa bets on the untapped skills wants to help ignite African innovation for the continent and for the world. We are committed to working closely with African ISVs and developers to accelerate the development of highly relevant technology solution – by Africans, for Africa. We organize technology events and award leading innovators and disruptors. We see to harness their genuine skill and to enable them to get access to the technology, mentorship, connections, and go-to-market support they need to thrive.
Lead One Africa is also keen to translating the skills into plans to develop a self-sustaining, world-class education platform, both online and offline, to help Africans develop skills for entrepreneurship and improved employability and competitiveness. As part of this, we have plan to established a Technology Academy, which will to benefit recent higher education graduates, government leaders and the community. The Technology for good initiative explore software donations and make them available to the Africa to build solution to improve Africa positively.
Lead One Africa seeks to empower Africa through Access to Technology, Innovation and Technology for Good. It is our vision that, Africa will rise to meet the world’s standard and actively participate to the technology welfare of the world.