AFD For Inclusive and Digital Businesses in Africa (AFIDBA) Programme 2021 for young African Entrepreneurs.

Application Deadline:February 5, 2021

AFIDBA is a support program dedicated to inclusive businesses in acceleration phase and active in Burkina Faso, Ghana, Morocco or Senegal. By inclusive we mean integrating into their model vulnerable populations with very low income, with little or no access to essential goods & services.

  • Are you a committed and visionary entrepreneur running an impact business?
  • Does your company already generate revenue and do you want to take it to the next level?
  • Are you looking to boost your activities and develop your business?
  • Do you work closely with vulnerable communities?
  • Are you helping to improve the living conditions of vulnerable population?
  • Are you available for 1-2 appointments a week during 6 months to attend the AFIDBA Acceleration Program?

The AFIDBA 2021 call for applications allows:

  • On average, 10 candidates (pre-selected on the basis of their application file) to participate in a 5-week bootcamp organized in each of the 4 countries concerned by the call. These bootcamps will be organized by incubators in each country.
  • On average, 5 laureates (selected on the basis of bootcamp activities and a final pitch) to join the 6-month acceleration program, join the sub-regional community of AFIDBA entrepreneurs, and prepare their funding request file (note: funding not guaranteed).

To apply for the AFIDBA program, each candidate must submit an application file according to the country
in which he is located. AFIDBA application forms are available online on April 4, 2021 on the following

  • [email protected] for Burkina Faso
  • for Morocco
  • for Ghana
  • for Senegal
  • All information relating to the call for applications and the program is also available on the website
  • All applicants will receive a confirmation email upon receipt and registration of their application.
    The call for applications closes for all countries on February 5, 2021 at 11.59pm GMT. After this date, no
    application can be considered.
    For any question relating to the call for candidates, candidates can send an email to the following focal
  • [email protected] for coordination – France
  • Hala EL BOUZIRI, [email protected] – Morocco
  • Lamba KA, [email protected] – Senegal
  • Esther OSEI, [email protected] – Ghana
  • Jana BRAHMIA, [email protected] / [email protected] – Burkina Faso
    No evaluation of the applications may be communicated outside the Selection Committee (either orally or in writing). The focal points will only answer comprehension questions on the call for applications and on the whole program.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the AFIDBA Programme 2021


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