A school based in Kenya has emerged among the top 10 employers in Africa.
ridge International Academies, an international
network of schools with its headquarters in
Nairobi emerged top in a survey conducted on 20,000 employees across Africa.
Bridge international shared position 9 with Shell in the research done by
According to the survey, the employees working with the school indicated their ability to relate to the
impact the Academy is making in underprivileged communities
"More interestingly, Bridge International Academies is the only social enterprise named in the
top 100 choice employers in Africa," said Africa Business Magazine.
list is predominantly composed of multinational companies and multilateral organizations
including World Bank Group (1), Chevron (2), African Development Bank(ADB) (4), and GE at position 7.Bridge International Academies started its operations in Kenya in 2008 and currently operates
schools in Kenya, India, Liberia, Nigeria and
However, the schools have attracted controversy after the
Kenya National Union
of Teachers (KNUT) published a report requesting the government to
shut down the institutions due to their "unfit" education model.
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