Social Entrepreneurship Forum Mini-Accelerator Program 2016, Nairobi Kenya (Partially Funded)

Applications close on November 15, 05:00 PM (Kenyan time).

When:  January 18-29, 2016
Where: The Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi, Kenya.
Language: Language of instruction will be in English.
Cost: The program is free to attend and accommodation is provided without charge. Travel expenses are not covered.

  • Do you want to have a positive social impact on the world?
  • Do you have an idea that addresses one of the many societal or environmental challenges facing East Africa?
  • Do you have an ambition and a plan for how to make the world better in a financially sustainable way?
  • Are you committed to making reality of your idea?
  • If so, you have come to the right place and we would highly encourage you to apply to the SE Mini-Accelerator – together we can make it happen!

Could your business idea change lives in East Africa?

Join the SE Forum Mini-accelerator Program to test your idea. This 2 week course will help transform your idea into a viable business model. Using the Business Model Canvas you will explore how to create a positive impact on society whilst operating a financially sustainable business.

You will learn about marketing, communication, financial management, funding opportunities, social impact measurement and how to present your business concept to the world – all wrapped up in a comprehensive business plan!

Brought to you in partnership between SE Forum and Global Business Labs at African Nazarene University.

The SE Mini-Accelerator is:

  • Open to most social entrepreneurs.
  • No limitations in terms of age, background, nationality or citizenry.
  • No requirement to have a registered enterprise prior to the program.
  • Both for-profit and non-for profits are welcome to apply.
  • A written business plan is not a prerequisite to apply.
  • Current revenue streams/profitability is not a prerequisite to apply.

The SE Mini-Accelerator is look for those who:

  • Address a social and/or environmental problem facing the East African region.
  • Have a formalized and innovative business idea, but are looking for the right tools to turn it into a viable business plan and get going.
  • Are passionate and fully committed to the idea and to making the enterprise financially sustainable.
  • Have the ability to commit full-time during the program and are able to read, write, speak and comprehend English sufficiently, since the language of instruction is English.

Application Process:

Step 1:

First round applications close on November 15 2015, 05:00 PM (Kenyan time). Applications are to be submitted online. Click here to apply.

Step 2:


Interviews will be conducted (on Skype) with top applicants between November 30 and December 4 2015.

Step 3:


Selected social entrepreneurs are announced by December 7, 2015.

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