We are excited to announce that we're currently accepting applications for this year’s Sustainable Solutions Africa Fellowship.

 

The SSAfrica Project is an initiative to promote skills for sustainable development, specifically for reducing unemployment and poverty alleviation on the continent.  In the last 2 years, through the Fellowship/ Accelerator programme, we have directly supported 60 African startups with training and coaching. Additionally, we’ve reached 1,400 youths and entrepreneurs to further scale their reach, facilitated funding for the startups and social entrepreneurs under our project, creating 768 new jobs and impacting more than 701,000 people.

 

This year, the fellowship will support youths who have ideas to create sustainable solutions aimed as tackling Africa’s wicked problems with the help of technology.

 

Eligibility

o   Be an African and/ or be ready to create Africa-focused solutions

o   18-35 years old

o   Have a track record of community service and show evidence that your skills are being put to innovative use to empower others and for the benefit of the community

o  Have innovative ideas and passion to create sustainable solutions to wicked problems in Africa – Your SDG-led solutions must have environmental, economic and social benefits

o   Posses knowledge and application of technology within the digital space

o   Web development, Coding, UX/UI skills etc. are advantages






Benefits

o   World class curated training

o   Mentorship and coaching from experienced business executives

o   Business ideation and development

o   Networking opportunity

o   Visibility and brand support

o   Business set-up and structure

o   *Co-working space

o   *Access to laptops and internet facilities

o   Opportunity to access funding to scale your initiatives

 

*Available in Lagos, Nigeria


Click here to apply now.  



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