25 January 2021 (Geneva). Baobabooks Education Sàrl today announced that is has added French as a language that can used on its platform, www.Baobabooks.com, purpose built to support children, teens and young adults to write, illustrate and publish their own books.
“We are focused on lowering the barriers to education by making our platform increasingly more accessible around the world,” explained Peter Nichoslon, Founder of Baobabooks Education Sàrl. “Having our platform available in French expands its utility by increasing the size of our audience and supports our goal of facilitating inclusive and equitable quality education for all.”
French is the fifth most spoken language worldwide, with 280 million speakers. It is an official language in 21 countries in Africa and 29 countries worldwide; Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, the Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, France, Haiti, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo and Vanuatu.
Baobabooks is comprised of a diverse team of social impact visionaries from the education, technology and business segments who are bringing their skills and experience together to enhance creativity in young people via the positive use of technology. The company’s goal is to be responsive and continually evolve to meet the needs of today’s ever-shifting educational landscape. With team members from six countries the company seeks to foster collaboration and build understanding across oceans and cultures.
About Baobabooks Education Sàrl
Baobabooks Education is a Geneva, Switzerland-based social impact company focused on partnering with parents and educators to support student creativity. Through the company’s online platform, educators can task students individually or in groups to write, illustrate and publish their own books while parents can empower their children to create books using the fun and intuitive website.