Innovator and entrepreneur, Adebayo Adegbembo founded Genii Games the parent company of Asa – a growing collection of interactive mobile applications that teaches Nigerian culture and languages. Read his interview with the AWP Network here.
The new app, Adventures of the Tortoise, is a collection of African folktales. The audience follows the Tortoise on his adventures through various African cultures and app users may also explore the unique features of these cultures to include: folksongs, names, customs, diversity, etiquette, and much more. Adventures of the Tortoise is a blend of stories that aim to serve the following purposes:
- teach African folksongs,
- serve as an educative tool to stimulate children’s reading habits,
- serve as a tool for explaining life’s values and morals,
- serve as a bridge between various cultures,
- serve as an entertainment piece for bedtime stories.