Billionaire Bill Gates’ poor schools in Africa

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This January 2016 video from Kenya is called Uproar Over Bridge International Schools.

Over 100 international organizations signed a statement critical of privatization of education in Kenya and Uganda. They specifically criticized the World Bank for endorsing a for-profit chain of schools called Bridge International Academies. According to the statement released today, “BIA is backed by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Pierre Omidiyar, and multinational publishing company Pearson, among others. It operates in Kenya and Uganda, with plans to invest in Nigeria, India and other countries. It now has close to 120,000 pupils enrolled in more than 400 schools.” The endorsers of the statement believe these countries need free public education with qualified teachers, not for-profit schools with untrained teachers: here.

With results like for-profit Trump University?

From Business Daily in Kenya:

Teachers unions, NGOs call for closure of Bridge schools

By OUMA WANZALA

Tuesday…

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