Our Story



Cognito Foundation Inc. was founded in 2017 and born and bred in South Australia. We are a student-focused not-for-profit focusing on driving community-based social entrepreneurship and improving education in society.

Our grand vision is to enable everyone, regardless of socioeconomic status, to have access to quality education and for businesses with social good to empower communities. We want to:

• Assist in developing social businesses, 

• Provide mentoring for social business,

• Assist in the development of education systems in third world countries.


All people are entrepreneurs, but many don’t have the opportunity to find that out.
— Muhammad Yunus


Student Invention Summit


The Student Invention Summit is a new initiative that brings together Students, Teachers and Young Inventors.

Grameen Shikkha Scholarship FunD


We proudly support Muhammad Yunus' Grameen Shikkha Scholarship Management Program.