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Young Water Fellowship Uganda for Entrepreneurs 2021

Young Water Fellowship Uganda for Entrepreneurs 2021: Applications are open for the Young Water Fellowship (YWF) Uganda 2021. The program has since 2017 supported over 75 youth-led start-ups in 30 countries. The YWF Uganda 2021 empowers early-stage young entrepreneurs to validate and launch social businesses that tackle water, sanitation & hygiene issues at the community level.



The selected young entrepreneurs are provided with a holistic package of financial and technical support, including: training, coaching and mentorship, opportunities for seed funding and networking. By launching their social businesses, these young entrepreneurs contribute to universal access to safe water and sanitation.

 

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Young Water Fellowship Uganda for Entrepreneurs 2021.

Benefits

Throughout the incubation phase of the program (October 2021-September 2022), the selected Young Water Fellows will benefit from:

  • Two one-week bootcamps providing start-up training in the WASH sector.
  • Coaching and mentoring support.
  • Support in developing networks in the entrepreneurship and WASH sectors.
  • The opportunity to apply for a seed funding of up to $5,000 to develop a pilot project of their social enterprises during 6 months and validate their impact.

Young Water Fellowship Eligibility and Requirements.

Applicant must

  • Be 18 to 35 years old at the time of the application.
  • Be founder or co-founder of the initiative.
  • Be a Ugandan citizen and resident.
  • Have an initiative that addresses a water supply/sanitation/hygiene/waste management/water management issue and be willing to turn it into a social business. The initiative should be at an early stage (within the first 2 years) and ready to be piloted.

How to Apply Young Water Fellowship Uganda for Entrepreneurs.

To apply to the Fellowship and get a chance to receive a one-year business support, you have to fill in an online form. Only complete applications with detailed answers will be considered. One-line answers to questions that ask for a description are considered incomplete, and therefore not eligible.

Click here to apply

Deadline: October 21, 2021

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