Build a best in class, pan-African education company that will provide high quality, market-relevant, tertiary education to more than one million Africans over the course of the next 30 years.


Maarifa Education invests in and helps manage private universities in Africa. We partner with these institutions to:

  • Chart the best strategic direction
  • Introduce and execute the best ideas from around the world


We will achieve this mission by injecting capital into our universities and leveraging our world class team for the benefit of those institutions. We have a passion to serve our universities, their students, the companies that hire those students and the countries in which they all exist.

Maarifa’s Team Role

  • As partners of university operations and key supporters of the universities’ Strategic Plans
  • As experts with service driven mindset, bringing state-of- the art external practices and working hand in hand with the universities
  • As enablers of cross country and cross functional collaboration, facilitating the exchange of best practices and strategies