Kidogo Innovation uses a social franchising model to partner with entrepreneurial women entrepreneurs (Mamaprenuers) to help them start or improve their own early childhood education micro-businesses.
The company creates an avenue for; children to receive physical, social, and cognitive stimulation which enables them to enter primary schools with a strong foundation and adolescents who previously carried the brunt of child-rearing to return to school . Over the past 7 years, through a network of 500 Mamapreneurs, Kidogo has become the largest early childhood education provider in Kenya reaching over 11,000 low-income children and their families every day.
Kidogo’s expansion to Kakuma-Kalobeyei will allow them provide skills training to women to run their own childcare micro-business, provide safe and quality childcare which will improve children’s development during their most crucial 1,000 days of life where 75% of brain development takes place. The expansion will impact 100 Mamapreneurs, 70 Franchisees and 2500 Children in the Kakuma-Kalobeyei area.
Visit the kidogo website here: https://www.kidogo.co/