BRUKTAWIT TIGABU On Improving Education in Ethiopia TEXT BY TATENDA KANENGONI
Bruktawit Tigabu also known as Brukty is an entrepreneur from Ethiopia who is passionate about childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s education. A teacher by profession, Brukty sought to ensure that the next generation of children in Ethiopia does not face challenges in gaining access to education, and to help bridge this gap, she came up with the Whiz Kids workshop concept and Tsehai Loves Learning, which is an educational kids programme on television. The edutainment concept focuses on using a popular communication platform for children which is television, to communicate and educate children in an interesting way, ultimately fostering a learning culture amongst them. Brukty explains the drive behind the edutainment concept further.