Asa Releases African Folktales App
After its Yoruba language app – aYoruba, Asa has released another afro-centric app African Folktales. African Folktakes offers a growing collection of folktales served in a manner that combines voice, graphical illustrations and text.
African Folktales has titles such as Pride Goes Before A Fall, Spider and The Giant, Why Dogs Live With Humans and Tortoise and the Shell. To get any of these titles, all you do is add them to your catalog within the app. To get new tales, they’ll be automatically downloaded to your device as soon as they are released.
Here’s a walkthrough of African Folktales. It’s available for download from the Google Play Store.
Asa is a spin-off off Co-creation Hub’s Tech-In-Ed Hackathon. Asa runs under its parent entity Genii Games and its vision is to with a vision to capture and deliver globally African cultural contents using mobile technology. It seeks to promote the African heritage where there is lack of culturally relevant and shareable content and stimulate interest in our rich cultural heritage amongst the new generation of African kids.
African Folktales is currently only available for Android. Asa is working towards opening it up to other platforms soon. Download Here.