Bridge International Academies Limited

Project Name:

  • Bridge International Academies Limited

Project Sector:

  • Education

Project Sponsors:

  • New Globe Schools Incorporated

Commencement Date / Closure Date / Completion Date

  • 08 March 2017

Project Location (Region or State):

  • Lagos, Kwara, Edo

Project Description:

  • The largest chain of low-cost private schools in Africa, operating 500+ schools in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Liberia, and India. Bridge International Academies enables governments to transform their basic education sector at state-wide scale through:
    • A technology-enabled learning and education delivery platform
    • Intensive training in school and classroom management leading to positive behavior change
    • Continuous improvement on teacher learning resources, including lesson plans for each subject each day

Benefits / Impact (Social, Economic & Others):

  • Across Africa, Bridge has delivered unprecedented gains in education at large scale:
    • ​​​​​​​2x Pass Rates on national primary school exit exams compared to traditionally managed schools
    • 2x annual gains in literacy and mathematics on international exams
    • 80% reduction in teacher absenteeism

Project Cost / Size:

  • NA

Funding structure:

  • Equity

NSIA’s interest:

  • US$5 million (12.38%)


  • New Globe School Incorporated