ICANDO equips early learners of Indonesia with 21st-century skills by providing inclusive and accessible game-based learning platforms.


ICANDO utilizes game-based learning activities that are carefully developed with discovery learning. Teachers, children, and parents are equipped with educational apps that can synergise to enhance children’s learning, especially 21st-century skill development.

Team Lead

Team Lead - Syaiful Lokan

Syaiful Lokan CEO, PT ICD Karya Indonesia

Syaiful graduated from Universitas Indonesia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics then from Universitas Pelita Harapan with a Master’s Degree in Education Technology. Syaiful is passionate about creating quality education for all, to equip young generations with the skills required for the future. He is a strong proponent of “play”, believing that learning should be a fun discovery experience for both teachers and students so that they will be life-long learners. Therefore in 2018, Syaiful and some friends who share the same vision created ICANDO, a game-based Education in Indonesia.


Headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia

Staff Size: 48

Organization Type:
For-profit, including B-Corp or similar models

Solution Stage:
Scale: A sustainable project or enterprise working in several contexts, communities or countries that is looking to scale significantly, focusing on increased efficiency