We innovate development work.

We are dedicated to innovating development cooperation by delivering digital solutions for cross-border knowledge transfer and platform-based capacity-training. As a registered cooperative, uniting a worldwide network of senior experts with a diverse set of skills and expertise, our work is deeply rooted in the principles of participation, solidarity and human development.

Digital Collaboration

We enable experts to realize synchronous (live) workshops by supporting them in conceptualizing and conducting virtual trainings and digital facilitations. A special focus lies on creative and innovative didactics and tools capable of graduating the training offers into engaging and memorable learning experiences.

Global E-Learning

We empower experts in using e-learning platforms as a powerful tool for community building, sustainable knowledge sharing and marketing. With consulting services on platform development, platform management, platform growth strategies, as well as the production and marketing of asynchronous (on-demand) learning journeys.

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Who we are

We are a cooperative registered in Germany with +100 members located around the world, More than 90 comrades have joined the organization by mid 2020 via the initial crowdfunding campaign, effectively forming a unique global network with more than +1000 development senior experts.

100+ Comrades

A powerful global network of senior experts dedicated to bridge innovation and development.

Diverse Expertise

The Academy draws from a diverse pool of expertise and knowledge, translating into a powerful asset for development projects.

Interdisciplinary Teams

Madiba Academy connects development and IT experts under one roof, prepared to rethink and reshape international corporation.

Our FIVE ways OF innovating development cooperation

We deeply believe in the importance of development collaboration and the positive impact that human development initiatives can have on vulnerable communities. Together, we aim at innovating capacity training efforts by creating and delivering digital solutions, which will make development more sustainable, inclusive and diverse. Together, we act to make our world more liveable by translating digital opportunities into tangible added values for our global target groups. Our actions can be separated into 5 pillars:

E-learning Platform

We operate a full-scope e-learning platform, enabling and delivering synchronous (live) and asynchronous (on-demand) expert knowledge to diverse target groups and regions.

Network Organization

As a decentralized and globally located digital organization, we connect and facilitate collaboration among development professionals around the world. We do this by providing cutting-edge digital infrastructures and applying powerful communication tools. 

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Virtual Collaboration Consulting

Our digital facilitation experts advise on didactics, methodologies, tools and concepts for translating trainings into digital environments. 

360° & Virtual Reality Training

We offer consulting on and the implementation of 360° & Virtual Reality Training, delivering innovative and immersive and learning experiences.

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Madiba Academy eG
Am Michaelshof 4
53177 Bonn


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