Applications Open for the Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program 2019

Are you an early stage social entrepreneur looking to unlock your potential and create impact? Apply for the Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program 2019.
The Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program is a 4-month intensive fully sponsored entrepreneurship, leadership and business training that provides early stage social entrepreneurs with the resources they need to discover opportunities, unlock their potential and create impact in their local communities.
The program seeks to identify, inspire and empower 20 young social entrepreneurs to recognize opportunities, explore innovative approaches, mobilize resources, manage risks, and build viable social enterprises.
Some benefits of being part of the Africa YES 2019 program includes:
Develop your entrepreneurial leadership skills
Hands-on approach on building and growing your social venture
Access a network of entrepreneurs, mentors and opportunities (including
internships, funding and workshops)
Access funding up to a total $15,000 USD (zero-equity funding)
Access free co-working space for 3 months
Potential exchange program with young entrepreneurs from South Korea
The Africa Young Entrepreneur Support (YES) Program is looking for self-starters, leaders, change makers who are out to create viable businesses as
but create impact in their local community and beyond. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
The venture must solve a clear social 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 five paying customers or making a revenue of at least $200
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 March to June, 2019
The applicant can commit to do weekly assignments/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
For more information, visit Africa YES Program.
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