Updated Mar 05, 2020CLOSED

Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program

The Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program is a 6-month funded intensive entrepreneurship, leadership and business training that provides early stage social entrepreneurs of under the age of 30 years, with the resources they need to discover opportunities, unlock their potential and create impact in their local communities.
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CLOSEDMay 30, 2020Deadline
Up to $15,000Amount
6 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasLeadership Development (Economic Growth and Trade)
Entrepreneurship (Economic Growth and Trade)
  • The venture must be solving a clear problem in the community

  • There must be a viable and tested solution already in place (not just an idea)

  • The social venture should have a viable business model

  • The venture should have at least some paying customers or making a revenue in the past 6 months.

  • There should be ambition by the founder of the venture to grow to achieve large scale impact

  • The applicant can commit to attend weekly sessions (every Saturday) in Nairobi from January 17th, 2020 to June 2020

  • The applicant can commit to do weekly tasks in relation to their venture

  • The applicant must be working either full time or at least 30 hrs per week in their venture

  • The applicant must be below 30 years of age when applying

  • The venture is legally registered in Kenya or in the process of registration

Application Directions

Online application platform
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