The Climb Podcast

Extraordinary Stories from African Youth

Hosted by Channels Television and the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa


Building on our Programme for African Leadership (PfAL), LSE is proud to embark on this pioneering co-production with Channels TV to tell the stories of some extraordinary young Africans to inspire a generation of future leaders.

Firoz Lalji, January 2023

The Climb is a joint podcast production from Channels Television and the Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa. It tackles themes of youth leadership, innovation, and development through unique stories of individual achievement and panel discussions. 

Lessons from The Climb

The Climb PfAL Website Updates

How to become a global Changemaker from your Local Community

When he was an undergraduate student, Gideon Olanrewaju set up the foundation, Aid to Rural Education Initiative. The organisation has become one of the most important educational charities in Nigeria, promoting equitable access to education, and digital literacy among children. 

Read how you can become a Changemaker

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Meet Firoz Lalji: Founder of PfAL

Firoz-Lalji-PfAL Website Updates

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Programme for African Leadership, Firoz Lalji Institute for Africa, 8th Floor, Pethick-Lawrence House, Clement's Inn, London, WC2A 2AE

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