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Feb 5, 2020
Ashesi University was established to develop entrepreneurial and ethical leaders with the skills to tackle Africa’s pressing challenges and the integrity to shun corruption. Since opening in 2002, Ashesi has taken on a leadership role to promote quality tertiary education and to encourage more centers of excellence in Africa.
Dec 18, 2019
English | 42 pages | December 2019
Nov 27, 2019
Ranked one of Colombia’s top five universities, IFC has supported Javeriana since 2016 through our investment and advisory services. Rector, Father Jorge Humberto Peláez-Piedrahita, S.J., described their philosophy as follows: “We do not want to mass produce brilliant professionals simply to meet the needs of the market. We do much more—we take students and form them into global citizens.”
English | 30 PAGES | November 2019
Nov 29, 2018
Spotlight on Ghana
English | 170 pages | 2019 IFC
Apr 12, 2018
Xi’an Eurasia University provides high-quality, employment-focused private education in Shaanxi, China and is changing the perception of privately-run tertiary education in the country. With an education philosophy to maximize the employment potential of its students, Eurasia is committed to offering a combination of an applied curriculum and student-centered learning with hands-on industry experience. In 2016, 85 percent of students secured a job prior to graduation.
Apr 5, 2018
How a Learning App is Promoting Deep Conceptual Understanding that is Improving Educational Outcomes in India.
Mar 26, 2018
How the Largest Education Group is Increasing Access to Quality, Affordable Higher Education
Jan 31, 2018
Luminus Education is committed to transforming technical and vocational education (TVET) in Jordan and advancing the Education 4 Employment philosophy. Based in the region with the highest youth unemployment rate in the world, Luminus offers high-quality, market-oriented programs and recognizes that equipping Jordanian youth with vocational skills is important for both economic and security reasons.
Oct 19, 2017
Efficiencies Help Expand Affordable Higher Education with Positive Financial Returns in Brazil
Sep 16, 2016
Bridge International Academies is an education organization founded in 2008 in Kenya, and grown to serve almost 100,000 students in over 470 locations in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, and India. The company offers affordable, low-cost education to primary school children in underserved, low-income communities. The schools employ low-cost technology to provide teaching content to its teachers and to monitor the delivery of the content and teaching techniques on a real time basis. The company reaches more than 40 million customers in 15 countries in Africa and Asia. This case study is in the 2016 Built for Change report which features companies that are employing unique strategies to integrate people living at the base of the pyramid into the companies’ business operations.
Mar 31, 2016
Ideal Invest: Making University Accessible through Student Loans in Brazil
English | 37 Pages | 2016, IFC
Mar 23, 2016
Laureate International Universities (Laureate) offers higher education degrees in Mexico, in an environment where there is a significant, unmet demand for college degrees and yet, private universities face a highly competitive market to expand their services. This study relies on data collected directly from the field, including a college graduate’s survey, an employer’s survey, and in-depth interviews to Laureate former students.
English | 2 Pages
Feb 29, 2016
CCA and ASHA: Empowering Culinary and Hospitality
Aug 1, 2015
Mauricio is a leading forprofit provider of undergraduate, graduate, and technical education programs in northern and northeastern Brazil. Founded in 2003 with one campus in the city of Recife in Pernambuco state, FMN now operates nine campuses across five states. FMN was one of the top 15 post-secondary education providers in Brazil in terms of sales in 2010.
Apr 30, 2015
Apr 30, 2015
UNIMINUTO: Bringing Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Jobs to Marginalized Communities in Colombia through Tertiary
English | 54 pages | 2015 IFC
Mar 3, 2015
Feb 28, 2015
Learning From Global Best Practice And Financial Innovations
Dec 1, 2013
Uniminuto is a rapidly growing not-for-profit tertiary education institution, established in 1990 in Bogotá, Colombia. Uniminuto offers affordable, high-quality technical, technological and university education. Its largest presence is at the principal Bogotá campus where 30% of its students attend school. Its national network reaches nearly 82,000 students in 48 locations in over 35 municipalities, with over 50% of its students enrolled in distance learning programs.
Aug 1, 2012
Ideal Invest is the largest private student loan provider in Brazil with a portfolio of $65 million, having served over 24,000 students at 265 institutions in 24 states. More than 60% of students receiving loans are women, 62% of students come from families with less than $1,500 per month in household income, and 66% are the first in their families to go to college.
Aug 1, 2012
Duoc UC is a non-profit, private institution of higher education with 13 campuses in Chile. Over 71,000 students enrolled in Duoc UC programs in 2012. 74% of students are the first in their families to receive higher education. Duoc UC focuses on affordability, with program costs significantly less than comparable university programs, and employability, with 80 courses relevant to labor markets. As a result, 81% of Duoc’s surveyed alumni are employed, most in the fields they studied.
Aug 1, 2012
Trustco Finance (Pty) Ltd. provides education loans to students enrolled at the Institute for Open Learning (IOL)—the largest private distance-learning tertiary education institution in Namibia. Trustco Finance is located in Namibia’s capital, Windhoek, and has five branch offices and 50 staff. From 2005 to 2011, Trustco Finance registered over 55,000 loans. As of 2011, the company’s gross education loans amounted to $33 million. Typical loan amounts range from $125-$2,500, with repayment terms ranging from 12 to 60 months and averaging 29 months.
Apr 1, 2010
Anhanguera Educacional Participações S.A. (AESA) is Brazil’s leading private, for-profit professional education company. AESA is currently the largest post-secondary education institution in Brazil, with approximately 255,000 students distributed across 54 campuses and 450 distance learning centers, and an additional 500,000 students per year enrolled in its vocational and training programs. Through its network of campuses, distance learning and vocational raining centers, AESA is present in every Brazilian state.