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2019 Sankalp Africa Awards for Africa’s most appealing social business owners

2019 Sankalp Africa Awards for Africa’s most appealing social business owners

Application Due Date: 7th December 2018

Calling Africa’s most appealing social business owners to look for the 2019 Sankalp Africa Awards.


  • Have a clear for-profit company design with high capacity for scale
  • Remain in the sectors of Farming, Financial services, Health care, Clean Energy, and incomes (Education, Water, and Sanitation)
  • Have actually currently performed some evidence of idea or have a beta versiosn of their items operating on the ground, and are ideally producing earnings
  • The option need to be plainly dealing with rural, low-income, disadvantaged neighborhoods or individuals living at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP)
  • Have a knowledgeable and devoted promoter group.
  • Are searching for financing in the series of USD 100 K– USD 1mn


  • One-on-one Financial investment preparedness preparation
  • Pitching in front of seasonal financiers and the I3N network members( financiers)
  • Match making to possible financiers
  • Connecting with leaders and transformers in business field in East Africa
  • Connecting With other business owners
  • Hand-holding through the fundraising procedure
  • 2 totally free tickets to Sankalp

Award Process:

Internal application evaluation and first round shortlisting

— Deep dive calls with shortlisted business by the I3N group

— second round shortlisting after deep dive calls

— Interaction to effective business after second round shortlisting

— Discussion to a group of choose financiers- Credentials to be a Sankalp semi-finalist

— Financial investment preparedness assistance based upon the requirements determined by the financiers and security preparation

— Sankalp registration

— Financier Pitching: I3N display- closed door occasion (Early morning of 20 th February, 2019)

  • Interested financiers reveal interest to buy your company- feedback is collected and send out to business owners

— Sankalp Awards Pitching: Sankalp finalist grand Jury (Afternoon of 20 th February, 2019)

  • Choice to be a Sankalp winner and statement is done the next day

— Sankalp Awards– Leading 5 are chosen to have an individually fast chat with Jeff Koinange on the primary phase throughout the primary plenary session on 21 st February 2019

— Sankalp Awards- The leading 3 are offered the Sankalp distinguished awards on 21 st February 2019

To Learn More:

See the Authorities Web Page of the 2019 Sankalp Africa Awards