Invest with Digify Africa

With a ten-year track record creating on-the-ground impact for learners in Africa, Digify Africa is uniquely positioned to help you deliver digital skills education to young people in Africa.

Digify Africa is an EdTech company that builds best-in-class mobile learning experiences with WhatsApp chatbot technology. Our award-winning DigiBot technology currently runs the world’s best WhatsApp learning bots, and our chatbots have achieved incredible user engagement and impact so far, with scalability and cost-effectiveness.

You can invest in our commercial offering which includes a full build service and a nascent ‘build your own learning chatbot’ product. 

We’re on a mission to educate 12 million learners annually by 2027 using the DigiBot. Invest with us and let’s revolutionise eLearning on the continent with scalable learning solutions that create impact.

Discover the DigiBot

The Problem

Africa Needs Accessible Learning

 According to the World Bank, 87% of young people in Africa are in “learning poverty”. 

Young people urgently need a way to gain skills for employability.

As the world moves faster towards virtual learning many learners lack access to a PC or data to connect with opportunities.

Other eLearning apps and web-based learning solutions can be prohibitively expensive to download and use.

The Solution

The DigiBot

A WhatsApp bot product that delivers interactive microlearning to low-income users in Africa.  

The DigiBot is the most affordable eLearning experience possible for the user. 

Lessons are accessible to learners wherever and whenever they want, at their own pace. 

It’s a flexible, adaptable methodology that has the capability to help businesses, schools, universities, NGOs and governments make educational experiences more accessible. 

The DigiBot has a built-in customisable CMS (Content Management System) and tech support. We have created a product that works, and scales easily, all on WhatsApp

Features and Functionality


Buttons, menus, keywords, push notifications & more. Each bot has their own personality, using stickers and emojis to bring it to the fore.

DigiBot Features Digify Africa WhatsApp learning bot


For low-data users, with a focus on text, audio notes, images, and infographics, along with quizzes.


Learners can earn badges and track their progress against others on leaderboards as they earn their certificate of completion.

Digibot Features Digify Africa WhatsApp learning bot Analytics


Event tracking to show learner progress in detail and at scale on live dashboards.

Why It Works

Best User Experience

Best-in-class functionality within the most accessible and affordable platform for users in Africa

Lowest Barrier To Entry

Using WhatsApp allows users to learn in a familiar environment, with instant sign-up, without downloading anything or even needing to open a web browser

Proven Scalability

In 12 months, we have already built, tested and gained huge traction with award-winning and globally leading chatbot learning experiences

On-The-Ground Expertise

The solution is informed by 10 years’ experience working on the ground across the continent delivering life-changing digital skills programmes, online and offline, driven by a team of homegrown African talent

The Big Numbers

Naledi DigiBot
Kitso DigiBot
Topics Completed
Messages Sent

Experience the DigiBot

Internet Safety Learning Bot

Kitso is our learning bot that helps teachers and parents to teach basic Internet safety.

Digital Literacy Learning Bot

Lesedi teaches learners basic digital literacy so they can understand how their phone can change their lives.

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Impact Potential

Homegrown Innovation

Over ten years’ experience in sustainable social impact in Africa.

Trusted by some of the world’s biggest tech companies and funders, including Meta, Google, and the British High Commission.

Partnering in a huge potential marketing of chatbot-driven learning across Africa.

Impacting 1.7 million engaged learners over 2 years and 12 million over 5 years across the continent.

Owned by a majority black women team & developed by highly experienced professionals united by a passion for revolutionising education and reducing the digital divide.


Bookmarks Award, Digify Africa, DigiBot chatbot

5 Bookmarks Awards

Silver: Public Service & NPO Platforms
Silver: Platform Innovation
Craft – Software, Coding & Technical Innovation
Bronze: Channel Innovation
Bronze: Bots, Messaging & Dark Social

MMA Smarties, Digify Africa, WhatsApp learning bot

Gold Smarties Award

Social Messaging and Chat Apps

Silver Award

Most Innovative App Developed By A Corporate

2 Assegai Awards

Leader of New Technologies and Bronze for Bronze: Most Innovative Solution

Key Clients

Meet Our Team

Gavin Weale, Digify Africa CEO

Gavin Weale

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
An award-winning social entrepreneur, Gavin launched Live Magazine SA in 2011 and has won a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship.

Qhakaza Mohare, Digify Africa COO

Qhakaza Mohare

Chief Operating Officer
Oversees programmes that have trained over 100 000 African youth through partnerships with Facebook, Google and the British Council.

Tsholofelo Malatji, Digify Africa CFO

Tsholofelo Malatji

Chief Financial Officer
Tsholofelo is a registered Professional Accountant SA with a wealth of experience in Financial Management, Audit and Compliance.

Xolani Sedibe, Digify Africa, Business Development Executive

Xolani Sedibe

Business Development Executive
Xolani is involved in building and launching multiple start-ups, local brands and products online and offline.

Omphile Kgwathe, Digify Africa, Senior Project Manager

Omphile Kgwathe

Senior Project Manager
Omphile oversees the day-to-day delivery of the Innovation team. She is a BCom Marketing graduate who started her career at Red Bull SA working with social entrepreneurs.

Levon Rivers, Digify Africa, Innovation Lead

Levon Rivers

Innovation Lead
Bolstered by MBA training and business experience, Levon has won 30+ advertising awards and has a decorated portfolio of innovative products, apps and websites.

Tamlyn Wilson, Digify Africa, Mobile Content Lead

Tamlyn Wilson

Mobile Content Lead
An award-winning writer and digital copywriter with experience on brands such as Vodafone, Lexus, Standard Bank, Netflix, Nando's, McDonalds and AIG.

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Let’s partner to help revolutionise learning in Africa and create a significant economic impact across the continent!